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Beurre Superfin pear trees

Pyrus communis
Beurre Superfin has received the RHS Award of Garden MeritBeurre Superfin is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
A traditional French 19th century pear, widely considered one of the best for flavour.

Beurre Superfin pear trees for sale

Bare-root

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Beurre Superfin is generally considered one of the most outstanding pears for flavour.

How to grow

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.

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History

Beurre Superfin was raised at Angers, France, in the early 19th century.

Beurre Superfin characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
  • Flowering group4
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • PloidyDiploid
  • Climate suitabilityWarm climates
  • WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators

Using

  • Picking monthSeptember
  • Picking seasonLate
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping (of fruit)2-3 weeks
  • Food usesEating fresh

Identification

  • Country of originFrance
  • Period of origin1800 - 1849
  • Fruit colourGold
  • Fruit sizeAverage
  • AwardsRHS AGM (current)