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Pollination of Obelisk pear trees

Obelisk (Pyrus communis)  is in flowering group 3. Obelisk is self-fertile and does not need a pollination partner, but fruiting may be improved if there is a compatible partner of a different variety nearby.Choose another variety

Varieties that will pollinate Obelisk in our catalogue

  • Benita Rafzas

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    Benita Rafzas is an unusual cross between an Asian and European pear.
    • Flowering group: 2
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Early
    • 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 Red

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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
      • Brandy

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        A mid-season English perry pear which produces a low-tannin juice.
        • Flowering group: 3
        • Not self-fertile
        • Picking: Late
        • 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 Favouritein stock

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            An attractive red-flushed early-season pear from the USA.
            • Flowering group: 4
            • Not self-fertile
            • Picking: Early
            • Available rootstocks:
            • Pyrodwarf
          • 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
            • 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
            • Quince Adams
            • Quince A
            • Pyrodwarf
            • Pyrus c. Kirchensaller
          • 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
          • Glou Morceauin stock

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            A traditional 18th century Belgian pear with a notably rich sweet flavour.
            • Flowering group: 2
            • Good pollinator
            • Not self-fertile
            • Picking: Late
            • Available rootstocks:
            • Quince A
          • Gorhamin stock

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            A reliable early 20th century American pear, with a sweet creamy flesh.
            • Flowering group: 4
            • Self-fertile
            • Picking: Mid
            • Available rootstocks:
            • Pyrodwarf
          • 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
            • Pyrodwarf
          • Invinciblein stock

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            Invincible is a high quality pear which can also cope with difficult conditions.
            • Flowering group: 2
            • Good pollinator
            • Partially self-fertile
            • Picking: Mid
            • Available rootstocks:
            • Quince A
            • Pyrodwarf
          • Josephine de Malinesin stock

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            A classic 19th century winter pear with a high quality flavour.
            • Flowering group: 4
            • Not self-fertile
            • Picking: Very late
            • Available rootstocks:
            • Pyrodwarf
          • Kumoiin stock

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            One of the most popular Asian pears, with a firm flesh and sweet flavour.
            • Flowering group: 2
            • Partially self-fertile
            • Picking: Late
            • Available rootstocks:
            • Pyrodwarf
          • Louise Bonne of Jerseyin stock

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            An attractive red-flushed French pear variety with sweet melting flesh.
            • Flowering group: 2
            • Not self-fertile
            • Picking: Mid
            • Available rootstocks:
            • Quince Eline
            • 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
            • Pyrodwarf
          • Olympicin stock

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            Olympic has potentially the largest fruits of any Asian pear variety.
            • Flowering group: 4
            • Not self-fertile
            • Picking: Late
            • Available rootstocks:
            • Pyrodwarf
          • 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
            • Pyrodwarf
          • 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 A
            • Pyrodwarf
          • 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: 2
            • Partially self-fertile
            • Picking: Early
            • Available rootstocks:
            • Pyrodwarf
          • 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
            • Quince A
            • 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
          • Yellow Huffcapin stock

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            Yellow Huffcap is a well-known English perry pear.
            • Flowering group: 3
            • Not self-fertile
            • Picking:
            • Available rootstocks:
            • Pyrus c. Kirchensaller