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Beurre Superfin pear trees

Pyrus communis
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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

  • BR11-year bare-root tree Pyrodwarf rootstock £33.95
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
Next deliveries

Pre-order now for delivery from September onwards for pot grown trees or December for bare-root trees and mixed orders.

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.

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
  • 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)

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