In summer cottages, Clapp's favorite pear is quite often found in the garden, which is liked by almost all gardeners. Clapp's favorite is a summer variety, at least the Americans themselves think so.
Quite often, trees of this variety are found in Ukraine and Moldova. In addition, pears are also grown in the North Caucasus. The pear is not only beautiful and tasty, it is often used to get new varieties.
- What is the tree of a pear
- Shoots of pears Favorite of Klapp
- Features of pear fruits
- Eating pears
What is the tree of a pear
The size of the tree in Klapp's favorite pear tree can have different sizes, it all depends on the age of the tree itself. If the pear is adult, then the size of the tree reaches an above average size. A young tree has a short stature, but at the same time it is distinguished by its rapid growth. In the process of development, the tree becomes the owner of a wide crown, which has a rounded shape.
The branches of the pear are sparse and hang down. The bark has a familiar brown color with a grayish tint. Regardless of the age of the wood, it is very fragile and easily damaged. However, do not think that the pear is whimsical. It can grow and bear fruit in any soil. The pear is not afraid of even low temperatures and tolerates them well.
But quite often in pears, the so-called disease, namely the fruits, as well as the leaves, can become covered with scab. Pears have fruits already at the age of 7, and the tree can bear fruit for 70 years. The yield is quite high and amounts to about 300 kilograms per year.
Shoots of pears Favorite of Klapp
The shoots of the tree can be different, thick and straight. Moreover, the variety can be manifested in color. It can be either brown or purple. Shoots may have gray lentils.
The foliage of the pear is especially beautiful. It is green with excellent gloss. That is why, many gardeners strive to get this pear variety, as the trees will perfectly decorate the garden. The shape of the leaves is oval-ovate, with a pointed tip. The petiole is smooth and long.
The pear tree in the garden becomes a special decoration in the spring, when flowering begins. The tree has large white flowers. Inflorescences. As a rule, 6-7 pieces, and the flowers are not at all afraid of low temperatures.
Features of pear fruits
For lovers of large fruits, this variety is just for them. The shape is special, elongated outwardly resembling an egg. The pear is smooth and tender. When the fruit is fully ripe, the fruits acquire an original yellow tint, and from the side from which the sun falls on the pear, the fruit becomes the owner of the original blush.
Sometimes the surface of the pear can be decorated with a light spotted pattern. The speck is small and barely noticeable. A feature of the fruit is the presence of a small brown stone.
The fruit of the pear is Clapp's favorite, many will like it. Parents are happy to treat young children with this variety. This is due to the fact that the pulp is very juicy, tender and soft, white. At the same time, the pear is very sweet and aromatic, there is also a light, barely noticeable sourness. In general, such a pear is popular for its unique taste and light, very pleasant aroma.
The popularity of this variety led to the fact that many wanted to know how useful the pear is, especially if it is used by children. As a result, a number of studies were carried out, which showed that the pear contains the following substances:
- Sugar in this pear variety is about 8%.
- For 100 grams of tender pear pulp, 606 milligrams of vitamin C in the form of ascorbic acid.
- P-active catechins are also present in the pear, with about 39.4 milligrams per 100 grams.
- There are about 0.4% of titrated acids in pear.
- The share of dry matter is 13.7%.
As mentioned earlier, the fruit of this type of variety is large. Its weight can be 180-230 grams. The period in which the pear begins to ripen is different. It all depends on the climatic region in which the pear grows. Where it is warm enough, the pear begins to ripen at the end of July, in extreme cases, at the beginning of August. In cooler places, the pear begins to ripen around mid-August.
Quite ripe fruits can be stored in a torn form for no more than 2 weeks and no less than 10 days. At the same time, it is very important to harvest on time. You cannot use the fruits when they are not yet fully ripe, or when the pear is overgrown, or rather overripe. In this case, the taste of pears deteriorates. In order to determine whether the fruit of Klapp's favorite pear is ripe, it is enough to shake the tree a little, but very carefully so as not to damage the fragile wood.
Those fruits that will fall off are definitely overripe. At best, pears stick to the tree quite tightly. As for the safety during transportation, you can be sure that Klappa will handle them well.
The pear is eaten as a fruit, and in its natural form. It is delicious and aromatic. But not only the pear of this variety is used in its natural form, it is also good enough in the manufacture of compotes and various conservation products. Especially the pear is a dry pear.
As for the advantages of this type of variety, there are enough of them to settle this beauty in your garden. They are as follows:
- Trees are not whimsical to the conditions in which she has to grow
- Trees withstand winter well
- The pear bears excellent fruit and every year pleases with tasty, large and sufficient fruits
- The fruits have excellent qualities
Despite the many advantages, there is still one drawback. The fruits of the beautiful Klappa pear cannot be stored for too long, so you can fully enjoy them only during the harvest season, which is mid-July and August, depending on the climatic conditions of the region where the variety grows.
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