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Pear trees for beginners

Reliable pear trees which are easy to grow, ideal for beginners.


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Form

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Mature size

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Rootstocks

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Supplied as

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Using

Picking month

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Cropping

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Picking season

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Keeping (of fruit)

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Fruit persistence

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Flavour quality

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Wildlife

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Flavour style (apples)

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Food uses

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Cooking result

Discoloration of fruit

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Juice style

Juice colour

Vitamin C content

Cling-stone


Growing

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Self-fertility

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Flowering group

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Pollinating others

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Ploidy

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Vigour

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Growth rate

Precocity

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Bearing regularity

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Fruit bearing

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Sunlight

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Pruning

Cherry incompatibility group

    Cherry universal pollinator

      Feathers on maiden

        Organic culture

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        Longevity


        Problems

        Apricot shot-hole

          Bacterial canker

          Bacterial spot

            Cherry blackfly aphid

              Cherry slugworm

                Die-back / Gummosis

                Fruit splitting

                Peach leaf curl

                Plum fruit moth

                Plum pox virus (Sharka)

                Silverleaf

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                    Identification

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                    Flower colour

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                    Flower form

                    Leaf colour

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                    Leaf colour - autumn

                    Flesh colour

                    Fruit colour

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                    Fruit size

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                    Awards

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                    Varieties list

                    • Pear trees

                      Beth

                      Beth pear trees
                      An easy and reliable early-season pear, with a very good melting flavour.
                      £21.45 - £46.00buy
                    • Pear trees

                      Beurre Hardy

                      Beurre Hardy pear trees
                      A classic French pear with a very good flavour, but grows best in a warm sheltered situation.
                      £21.45 - £46.00buy
                    • Pear trees

                      Concorde

                      Concorde pear trees
                      A marriage of Conference and Comice - Concorde is easy to grow, heavy crops, excellent flavour.
                      £21.45 - £61.00buy
                    • Pear trees

                      Conference

                      Conference pear trees
                      Conference is a popular and reliable English pear, well-suited to the UK climate.
                      £21.45 - £61.00buy
                    • Pear trees

                      Invincible

                      Invincible pear trees
                      Invincible is a good-flavour pear which can cope with more difficult conditions than most pears.
                      £21.45 - £46.00buy