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Fruit tree comparison - Beurre Hardy
Pear trees

Beurre Hardy

A classic French pear with a very good flavour, but grows best in a warm sheltered situation.  Remove this variety from the comparison


Gardening skill?Average
Fertility?Not self-fertile
Flowering group?4
Pollinating others?Poor
Vigour?Slightly large
Precocity?Slow to start bearing
Bearing regularity?Regular
Growth habitUpright
Fruit bearing?Spur-bearer
Fruit persistence?Normal ripening


Picking season?Late
Use / keeping?1 week
Flavour quality?Very good
Flavour styleAromatic

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Overall disease resistance?Average


Country of originFrance
Period of origin1800 - 1849
Fruit colourRusset
Blossom colourWhite
Leaf colourGreen