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Fruit tree comparison - Onward
Pear trees


Onward is high quality dessert pear, related to Doyenne du Comice but easier to grow.  Remove this variety from the comparison


Gardening skill? Average
Cropping Good
Fertility? Not self-fertile
Flowering group? 4
Pollinating others? Average
Ploidy? Diploid
Vigour? Average growth
Bearing regularity? Regular
Fruit bearing? Spur-bearer
Fruit persistence? Normal ripening


Picking season? Mid
Use / keeping? 1 week
Flavour quality? Very good
Flavour style Sweeter

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Country of origin United Kingdom
Period of origin 1900 - 1949
Fruit colour Orange flush
Leaf colour Green