Pear tree ‘Williams‘ - Bare-rooted - Hardy plant

Pyrus communis 'Williams'

Pear tree ‘Williams‘ - Bare-rooted - Hardy plant

Pyrus communis 'Williams'
Pears from our own soil
A fruit tree that's also highly ornamental? That's the pear tree ‘Williams‘. We find it a joy to behold. Beautiful white flowers with fresh green leaves in spring, then the green-yellow pears appear before the leaves turn orange-red in autumn. The pear tree brightens up our garden. It goes without saying that the firm pears taste delicious. The ‘Williams‘ grows compactly. Hence the pear tree can also be planted in a pot on a patio, roof terrace or balcony.We supply the pear tree ‘Williams‘ as bare-root stock — just the bare branch and roots. The branch is freshly removed from the soil. This gives it additional strength, enabling it to branch out faster than it would in a nursery pot. Plants grown from bare-root stock also adapt to their new environment more easily. They grow better and they're more economical.The fruit tree blossoms in spring. That's when it reveals its lovely white flowers. A crop will be ready to harvest from autumn onwards in the second year after planting. We prune the pear tree after it flowers. The pear tree grows in loose, fertile soil that we keep nice and moist. It's best to give the tree extra water during dry spells. Sufficient light is needed to ensure good growth, which is why we plant the fruit tree in full or half sun.

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Pear tree ‘Williams‘ - Bare-rooted - Hardy plant
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Pear tree ‘Williams‘ - Bare-rooted - Hardy plant
How we measure

From the bottom of the nursery pot to the top of the plant.

Seasonal effects

The appearance of fruit trees and shrubs changes between seasons. From a bare plant lying dormant in winter to fresh greenery in spring, in full bloom during summer to leaves changing colour and dropping in autumn. This is a natural process courtesy of mother nature. Our plants will be delivered accordingly.

Color: White,Green
Delivery type: Supplied as bare-rooted stemmed plant
Edible: Yes
Flowering: March - April
Cutting flowers: No
Grafted: Yes
Green stayer: No
Growing Height: 100 - 120 cm
Guarantee: 6 months growth and flowering guarantee
Hardy plants: Yes
Harvesting: September - November
Latin name: Pyrus communis 'Williams'
Leafs all year: No
Preferred location: Sun, Half shadow
Naturalizing: No
Planting distance: 150 - 200 cm
Scented: Not Scented
Self polinating: No

This patio pear tree will thrive in a sunny spot in loose fertile soil. Soak overnight in a bucket of lukewarm water prior to planting. Dig a suitable hole for Pyrus communis 'Williams' and loosen the soil with a fork. Plant this pear tree at the right depth and spread the roots around the hole. The roots should be around 15-25 cm under soil level. Place a support firmly into the ground next to the roots. Water generously immediately after planting.

Dwarf Pear can be grown in a pot

Dwarf Pear grows well in a flower pot or planter. It takes up little space but provides great benefits. Place the Dwarf Pear in a sheltered, sunny area. You can create a 'mini-orchard' by planting the Dwarf Pear, Peach, Cherry, Apricot and Apple in pots and placing them together on your patio or decking.


The Dwarf Pear is easy to grow. Water it regularly. Are you growing your Dwarf Pear in a pot? Never let the root ball dry out. Early in the year, it is recommended to give it some mixed organic fertilizer. Apply a layer of mulch around the base of the tree.

Dwarf Pear needs pruning

The Dwarf Pear grows its pears on short, high branched arms, which stimulate growth. Prune all main branches to 3-6 buds (not during the frost period). These short side branches will produce the pears. The pruning period is from November to March. Completely remove dead branches. Are flowers still appearing after the fruiting? If so, pull them off. Keep two pears per bunch and remove any excess pears.


The Dwarf Pear is a compact pear tree that grows very slowly and will not take up too much space. Plant Dwarf Pear near other pear trees for pollination so that you're sure to have pears. You can pick the pears from September to October, depending on the weather. The pears can be eaten immediately or stored for a while in a cool area.


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