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PyrodwarfTM pear rootstocks

Pyrus communis

Pyrodwarf is a semi-vigorous cold-hardy rootstock, compatible with all European pears and Perry pears, and some Asian pears.

Sold in bundles of 5 rootstocks.

Pyrodwarf pear rootstocks for sale

Please order by January for delivery in February - March.

  • Pyrodwarf rootstocks (5-pack) 37.50€
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Growing and Training

Pyrodwarf produces a mature tree with a height between 4m - 5m, and fruit production should start at the age of 2-4 years.

No staking is required once the tree is established.

Trees grafted on Pyrodwarf can be grown as bushes or half-standards and should be planted 4m - 5m apart.

This is also a good rootstock for grafting large fan and espalier pear trees - allow a spread of up to 4m.

If you are planting a mixed orchard the Pyrodwarf rootstock will produce a tree that is roughly equivalent to the apple MM111 rootstock.


Pyrodwarf characteristics

  • Disease resistanceAverage
  • Fire blightSome resistanceSome susceptibility
  • Country of originGermany
  • Period of origin1950 - 1999