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

Order now for delivery in September (pot-grown) or December (bare-root).

Mature size* Supplied as Price Quantity

Bare-root fruit trees

Large  (4.5m+ after 5-10 years) 1-year - bare-root - Pyrodwarf rootstock £18.45

Delivery period: Pot-grown trees can be delivered from September onwards. Bare-root trees can be delivered from mid-November onwards. Within those periods you can specify your preferred month of delivery during the checkout process. It is best to order as soon as you can to ensure items are reserved for you.

*Mature size: Height shown is the approximate height of the tree when mature (after 5-10 years), not the height when supplied. See photos of trees as supplied. Actual mature heights may vary considerably dependent on your local conditions and training and pruning regime.

Stock availability: Items showing as 'sold out' will probably be available again next season. Click here to be notified when we get more trees of this variety.

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.