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Dessert pears

  • Beth

    Beth pear trees
    An easy and reliable early-season pear, with a very good melting flavour.
    • Picking season: Early
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
  • Beurre Hardy

    Beurre Hardy pear trees
    A classic French pear with a very good flavour, but grows best in a warm sheltered situation.
    £56.25 - £62.00buy
    • Picking season: Late
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
  • Beurre Superfin

    Beurre Superfin pear trees
    A traditional French 19th century pear, widely considered one of the best for flavour.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
  • Celebration NUVAR®

    Celebration NUVAR pear trees
    Nuvar Celeberation is a large modern dessert pear.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 3
  • Christie

    Christie is a traditional Scottish dessert pear.
    £56.25buy
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 3
  • Clapps Favourite

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

    Concorde pear trees
    A marriage of Conference and Comice - Concorde is easy to grow, heavy crops, excellent flavour.
    £56.25 - £60.50buy
    • Picking season: Late
    • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
  • Conference

    Conference pear trees
    Conference is a popular and reliable English pear, well-suited to the UK climate.
    £56.25buy
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
  • Conference Moors Giant®

    Moors Giant is a natural sport of the popular Conference pear - all the same qualities, but with much larger fruit size.
    £57.50buy
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
  • Doyenne du Comice

    Doyenne du Comice pear trees
    Doyenne du Comice is arguably the best flavoured of all pears.
    £56.25 - £62.00buy
    • Picking season: Late
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
  • Fondante d'Automne

    Fondante d'Automne pear trees
    An old fashioned French pear with a notably sweet flavour.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 4
  • Glou Morceau

    Glou Morceau pear trees
    A traditional 18th century Belgian pear with a notably rich sweet flavour.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 2
  • Gorham

    Gorham pear trees
    A reliable early 20th century American pear, with a sweet creamy flesh.
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
  • Humbug

    Humbug is an unusual pear variety, the fruits have distinctive green and yellow stripes.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 3
  • Invincible

    Invincible pear trees
    Invincible is a high quality pear which can also cope with difficult conditions.
    £57.50buy
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 2
  • Jargonelle

    Jargonelle is a sweet early summer pear, and will grow in most situations.
    • Picking season: Early
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 3
  • Josephine de Malines

    Josephine de Malines pear trees
    A classic 19th century winter pear with a high quality flavour.
    • Picking season: Very late
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
  • Louise Bonne of Jersey

    Louise Bonne of Jersey pear trees
    An attractive red-flushed French pear variety with sweet melting flesh.
    £56.25buy
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 2
    • Awards: RHS AGM (former)
  • Merton Pride

    Merton Pride pear trees
    One of the best English pears, with a notably juicy buttery flesh.
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 4
  • Moonglow

    Moonglow pear trees
    A high quality early season dessert and culinary pear, very resistant to fireblight.
    • Picking season: Early
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 3
  • Obelisk®

    Obelisk pear trees
    A useful dwarf pear tree for small gardens, it grows with a tidy upright habit and is self-fertile.
    £57.50 - £62.00buy
    • Picking season: Late
    • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 3
  • Onward

    Onward pear trees
    Onward is high quality dessert pear, related to Doyenne du Comice but easier to grow.
    £56.25 - £62.00buy
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Awards: RHS AGM (former)
  • Packham's Triumph

    Packham's Triumph pear trees
    Perhaps the best known Australian pear, producing large quantities of small but sweet-flavoured pears.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 3
  • Pitmaston Duchess

    Pitmaston Duchess pear trees
    Pitmaston Duchess is a traditional English dual-purpose, noted for the very large size of its pears.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Awards: RHS AGM (former)
  • Santa Claus

    Santa Claus pear trees
    As the name suggests, Santa Claus is a late ripening dessert pear which keeps until Christmas.
    £56.25buy
    • Picking season: Very late
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 4
  • Sensation

    Sensation pear trees
    A red-coloured sport of the popular Williams pear, with a similar good flavour.
    £56.25buy
    • Picking season: Early
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 3
  • Williams

    Williams pear trees
    Williams is a classic English pear, also known as Bartlett, with good flavour and quite easy to grow.
    £56.25 - £62.00buy
    • Picking season: Early
    • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Awards: RHS AGM (former)
  • Winter Nelis

    Winter Nelis pear trees
    A late-season dessert pear from Belgium, with an excellent sweet flavour.
    £56.25buy
    • Picking season: Late
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 4