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Beurre Superfin pear trees

Pyrus communis
  • Picking season: Late
  • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 4

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

Beurre Superfin pear trees for sale

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree Pyrodwarf rootstock £21.45
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)

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.

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

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
  • Climate suitabilityWarm climates

Using

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

Problems

    Climate

      Identification

      • Country of originFrance
      • Period of origin1800 - 1849
      • Fruit colourGold
      • Fruit sizeAverage
      • AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit