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Winter Cole

A seedling from Bonne de Malines (Winter Nelis) raised by JC Cole in Richmond Victoria in 1880s. Smaller green partially russeted fruit. Tender sweet juicy flesh with good flavour. Ripens later in the season, can store well.  Pollination is from another one of our pears.

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Specifications

Ripening Time April
Fertility Needs a pollinator (produces viable pollen)
Growth Habit Can be espaliered and kept to 1.5 - 2.5m. Free standing tree grows to around 2 -2.5m tall.
Rootstock Dwarfing rootstock
Chill Tolerance Normal chill
Plant Sizes Normal: approx 70-130cm bare rooted; Small: approx 50-70cm bare rooted

Pollination Guide

  • Pollination is far simpler than most people think. Generally, unless self fertile simply get 2 or more different varieties in the same group (eg pears) to ensure adequate pollination. A more comprehensive explanation can be found in our Pollination Guide
  • More information on Espaliering
  • More information in our Articles and on planting and pruning.
  • Answers to Common Questions.

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Winter Cole

Winter Cole

A seedling from Bonne de Malines (Winter Nelis) raised by JC Cole in Richmond Victoria in 1880s. Smaller green partially russeted fruit. Tender sweet juicy flesh with good flavour. Ripens later in the season, can store well.  Pollination is from another one of our pears.