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Beurre Superfin pear trees

Pyrus communis
Beurre Superfin
Beurre Superfin has received the RHS Award of Garden MeritBeurre Superfin is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
  • Picking season: Late
  • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 4
  • Awards: RHS AGM (current) 2006
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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Delivery charges

Delivery for a single tree starts at £9.95. It is calculated when you add trees to your basket, based on your postcode.

Fruit tree delivery to EuropeEU delivery
This variety is also available for delivery to Europe. Contact us for details.

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.

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

Identification

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