Pear Tree - Jargonelle
Origin: Possibly Roman, England pre 1629
Pear Type: Dessert
Flowering Group : 3
Rootstock: Quince A
Size : Maiden
Harvest : August
Jargonelle has been In England from at least the 17th century, when it was first mentioned by John Parkinson in 1629, and has been identified as Pliny's Numidianum Groecum. It is a hardy, reliable cropper and still one of the best early varieties. Jargonelle is Triploid - i.e. it needs trees from two different varieties nearby as pollinators.
Supplier : R.V. Roger Ltd.
We donate half of our profit on sales of Jargonelle to Common Ground
All our pear trees, inclduing Jargonelle, are bare root. At the height of the lifting season - between November and March - there may be up to a month's delay between placing the order and dispatching due to pressure of orders, which are dealt with in date sequence, and the weather. Orders for pear trees from March to September are confirmed in late October/ early November ready for dispatch from November. Please consult our planting and care guide on receipt of your order.