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Pyrus communis 'Winter Nelis'
common name: Pear
moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
Late cropping dessert pear with sweet tasting but quite small, rounded russet-skinned fruit. Stores very well. Good resistance to blight.
Moist well drained soil in sun. Performs best in slightly warmer conditions then apples.
Harvest in autumn.
Good for training as an espalier aginst a wall.
Often used as a rootstock for other varieties.
Originated in Belgium, around 1818