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Pollination of Josephine de Malines pear trees

Josephine de Malines (Pyrus communis)  is in flowering group 4. Josephine de Malines is not self-fertile and needs a pollination partner of a different variety nearby.Choose another variety

Varieties that will pollinate Josephine de Malines in our catalogue

  • Bethin stock

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    An easy and reliable early-season pear, with a very good melting flavour.
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Early
    • Available rootstocks:
    • Quince Eline
    • Quince A
  • Beurre Superfinin stock

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    A traditional French 19th century pear, widely considered one of the best for flavour.
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Partially self-fertile
    • Picking: Late
    • Available rootstocks:
    • Pyrodwarf
  • Blakeney Redin stock

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    A popular perry pear, and one of the most reliable croppers. Produces a medium-tannin juice.
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Late
    • Available rootstocks:
    • Pyrus c. Kirchensaller
  • Brandyin stock

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    A mid-season English perry pear which produces a low-tannin juice.
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Late
    • Available rootstocks:
    • Pyrus c. Kirchensaller
  • Celebration NUVAR

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    Nuvar Celeberation is a large modern dessert pear.
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Late
    • Christiein stock

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      Christie is a traditional Scottish dessert pear.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking:
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Quince A
    • Clapps Favourite

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      An attractive red-flushed early-season pear from the USA.
      • Flowering group: 4
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Early
      • Concordein stock

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        A marriage of Conference and Comice - Concorde is easy to grow, heavy crops, excellent flavour.
        • Flowering group: 4
        • Partially self-fertile
        • Picking: Late
        • Available rootstocks:
        • Quince C
        • Quince Eline
        • Semi-vigorous
        • Quince A
        • Pyrodwarf
      • Conferencein stock

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        Conference is a popular and reliable English pear, well-suited to the UK climate.
        • Flowering group: 3
        • Good pollinator
        • Self-fertile
        • Picking: Mid
        • Available rootstocks:
        • Quince C
        • Quince Eline
        • Semi-vigorous
        • Quince A
        • Pyrodwarf
      • Conference Moors Giantin stock

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        Moors Giant is a natural sport of the popular Conference pear - all the same qualities, but with much larger fruit size.
        • Flowering group: 3
        • Good pollinator
        • Self-fertile
        • Picking: Mid
        • Available rootstocks:
        • Quince A
      • Fondante d'Automnein stock

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        An old fashioned French pear with a notably sweet flavour.
        • Flowering group: 4
        • Not self-fertile
        • Picking: Late
        • Available rootstocks:
        • Pyrodwarf
      • Ginin stock

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        A rare English perry pear variety with good disease resistance and medium acid and tannins.
        • Flowering group: 3
        • Not self-fertile
        • Picking: Very late
        • Available rootstocks:
        • Pyrus c. Kirchensaller
      • Green Horsein stock

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        A traditional Gloucestershire perry pear, which produces a low tannin perry.
        • Flowering group: 5
        • Not self-fertile
        • Picking: Late
        • Available rootstocks:
        • Pyrus c. Kirchensaller
      • Hendre Huffcapin stock

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        A well-known English perry pear variety, and a reliable cropper. Makes a light, low-tannin perry.
        • Flowering group: 3
        • Not self-fertile
        • Picking: Late
        • Available rootstocks:
        • Pyrus c. Kirchensaller
      • Humbugin stock

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        Humbug is an unusual pear variety, the fruits have distinctive green and yellow stripes.
        • Flowering group: 3
        • Not self-fertile
        • Picking: Late
        • Available rootstocks:
        • Quince A
      • Moonglowin stock

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        A high quality early season dessert and culinary pear, very resistant to fireblight.
        • Flowering group: 3
        • Good pollinator
        • Not self-fertile
        • Picking: Early
        • Available rootstocks:
        • Quince A interstem
        • Pyrodwarf
      • Obeliskin stock

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        A useful dwarf pear tree for small gardens, it grows with a tidy upright habit and is self-fertile.
        • Flowering group: 3
        • Self-fertile
        • Picking: Late
        • Available rootstocks:
        • Quince A
      • Onwardin stock

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        Onward is high quality dessert pear, related to Doyenne du Comice but easier to grow.
        • Flowering group: 4
        • Not self-fertile
        • Picking: Mid
        • Available rootstocks:
        • Quince Eline
        • Quince A
      • Packham's Triumphin stock

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        Perhaps the best known Australian pear, producing large quantities of small but sweet-flavoured pears.
        • Flowering group: 3
        • Not self-fertile
        • Picking: Late
        • Available rootstocks:
        • Pyrodwarf
      • Santa Clausin stock

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        As the name suggests, Santa Claus is a late ripening dessert pear which keeps until Christmas.
        • Flowering group: 4
        • Not self-fertile
        • Picking: Very late
        • Available rootstocks:
        • Quince A interstem
      • Sensationin stock

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        A red-coloured sport of the popular Williams pear, with a similar good flavour.
        • Flowering group: 3
        • Not self-fertile
        • Picking: Early
        • Available rootstocks:
        • Quince Eline interstem
        • Quince A
        • Quince A interstem
      • Shinseikiin stock

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        This popular Asian pear variety is well suited to the UK climate, and produces crisp sweet-flavoured pears.
        • Flowering group: 3
        • Partially self-fertile
        • Picking: Early
        • Available rootstocks:
        • Pyrus c. Kirchensaller
      • Thornin stock

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        An ancient pear variety from Gloucestershire, now used mainly for perry production.
        • Flowering group: 3
        • Not self-fertile
        • Picking:
        • Available rootstocks:
        • Pyrus c. Kirchensaller
      • Williamsin stock

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        Williams is a classic English pear, also known as Bartlett, with good flavour and quite easy to grow.
        • Flowering group: 3
        • Partially self-fertile
        • Picking: Early
        • Available rootstocks:
        • Quince Eline interstem
        • Quince A
        • Quince A interstem
        • Pyrodwarf
      • Winnals Longdonin stock

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        A traditional Herefordshire perry pear variety, produces a low tannin perry.
        • Flowering group: 3
        • Not self-fertile
        • Picking: Late
        • Available rootstocks:
        • Pyrus c. Kirchensaller
      • Winter Nelisin stock

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        A late-season dessert pear from Belgium, with an excellent sweet flavour.
        • Flowering group: 4
        • Not self-fertile
        • Picking: Late
        • Available rootstocks:
        • Quince Eline
        • Quince A