Beurre Superfin pear trees

  • Pick: Late-season
  • Flowering group: 4
  • Uses: Eat fresh | Cookery 

Beurre Superfin is generally considered one of the most outstanding pears for flavour.

Beurre Superfin pear trees for sale

Sorry we have not been able to produce any trees of this variety this season.

We may still be able to propagate it to order for you. Please contact us for more details.

Summary features of Beurre Superfin

Growing

  • Gardening skill: Average?
  • Cropping: Light
  • Fertility: Partially self-fertile?
  • Flowering group: 4?
  • Pollinating others: Average?
  • Ploidy: Diploid?
  • Vigour: Average growth?
  • Bearing regularity: Regular?
  • Growth habit: Spreading
  • Fruit bearing: Spur-bearer?
  • Fruit persistence: Normal ripening?
  • Overall disease resistance: Average?

Uses

Identification

  • Country of origin: France
  • Period of origin: 1800 - 1849

Climate

  • Warm climates?
  • Planting position: Full sun preferred

Pollination guide for Beurre Superfin

Beurre Superfin is in flowering group 4. Beurre Superfin is partially self-fertile, but fruiting will be improved if there is a compatible tree of a different variety nearby.

Important: advice about pollination

How to grow Beurre Superfin pear trees

Beurre Superfin is generally reliable and easy to grow - but it needs a warm sheltered climate. If you are in the south-east of the UK you should be successful. In other areas it would be worth considering Beth, which is closely related, but better-suited to the UK climate.

Historical details

Beurre Superfin was raised at Angers, France, in the early 19th century.

Botanical name

Pyrus communis 'Beurre Superfin'


UK-grown trees All our trees are grown in the UK.