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Pear trees
Onward

Onward is high quality dessert pear, related to Doyenne du Comice but easier to grow.
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Growing


Pear trees
Onward
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Flowering group4
Pollinating othersAverage
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Using


Pear trees
Onward
Picking seasonMid
Keeping (of fruit)1 week
CroppingGood
Food usesEating fresh
Flavour style (apples)Sweeter
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Problems


Pear trees
Onward
ScabSome resistance
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Identification


Pear trees
Onward
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Fruit colourOrange flush
AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
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