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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
    • Beth

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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
      • Beurre Superfin

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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
        • 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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          • Flowering group: 3
          • Not self-fertile
          • Picking: Late
          • Christie

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            • Flowering group: 3
            • Not self-fertile
            • Picking:
            • Clapps Favourite

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

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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
                • 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
                  • 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
                • Glou Morceau

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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
                  • 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
                  • Humbug

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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
                    • 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 interstem
                    • 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
                    • Kumoi

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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:
                      • 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
                      • Moonglow

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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
                        • Onward

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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
                          • 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 Claus

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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
                            • 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 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
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                              • 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 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 Nelis

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