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Pear trees
Merton Pride

One of the best English pears, with a notably juicy buttery flesh.
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Growing


Pear trees
Merton Pride
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Flowering group4
Pollinating othersPoor
PloidyTriploid
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Warm climates
WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
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Using


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


Pear trees
Merton Pride
Disease resistanceGood
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Identification


Pear trees
Merton Pride
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1900 - 1949
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