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Baptiste Valette Pear

Baptiste Valette Pear

$29.50
An old French variety from around 1895 with white, buttery flesh, early to mid-season. Hedrick U.P. (1921). Twenty-ninth Annual Report, Vol. 2, Part II, The Pears of New York, Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the year 1921...
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Baptiste Valette Pear (semi-dwarf)

Baptiste Valette Pear (semi-dwarf)

$35.00
An old French variety from around 1895 with white, buttery flesh, early to mid-season. Hedrick U.P. (1921). Twenty-ninth Annual Report, Vol. 2, Part II, The Pears of New York, Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the year 1921...
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Belle Lucrative Pear

Belle Lucrative Pear

$29.50
Another wonderfully historic pear variety about which much more is written in our reference than there is space for here. Belle Lucrative is of Flemish origin. In 1831 it was growing in the London Horticultural Society’s gardens at Chiswick,...
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Belle Lucrative Pear (semi-dwarf)

Belle Lucrative Pear (semi-dwarf)

$35.00
Another wonderfully historic pear variety about which much more is written in our reference than there is space for here. Belle Lucrative is of Flemish origin. In 1831 it was growing in the London Horticultural Society’s gardens at Chiswick,...
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Beurre Diel Pear

Beurre Diel Pear

$29.50
A chance seedling found in 1805, by M. Meuris the head gardener for Dr. Van Mons at the Chateau of Perck near Vilvoorde. Van Mons named it in honour of his friend Dr. Augustus Frederick Adrien Diel, a distinguished German pomologist. Lemon-yellow, rough,...
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Beurre Diel Pear (semi-dwarf)

Beurre Diel Pear (semi-dwarf)

$35.00
A chance seedling found in 1805, by M. Meuris the head gardener for Dr. Van Mons at the Chateau of Perck near Vilvoorde. Van Mons named it in honour of his friend Dr. Augustus Frederick Adrien Diel, a distinguished German pomologist. Lemon-yellow, rough,...
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Beurre Easter Pear

Beurre Easter Pear

$29.50
Seems to have originated in the gardens of the Capucin Monastery at Louvain, Belgium, where there was recorded, about 1823, an old pear tree known to the monks as the Pastorale de Louvain. As the variety attracted attention it became widely...
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Beurre Easter Pear (semi-dwarf)

Beurre Easter Pear (semi-dwarf)

$35.00
Seems to have originated in the gardens of the Capucin Monastery at Louvain, Belgium, where there was recorded, about 1823, an old pear tree known to the monks as the Pastorale de Louvain. As the variety attracted attention it became widely...
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Beurre Hardy Pear

Beurre Hardy Pear

$29.50
A French pear raised in about 1820 by M. Bonnet, Boulonge-sur-Mer, France. Acquired by M. Jean-Laurent Jamin, a nurseryman near Paris, who named it in honour of M. Hardy Director and Professor of Arboriculture at the Garden of Luxembourg. It was...
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Beurre Hardy Pear (semi-dwarf)

Beurre Hardy Pear (semi-dwarf)

$35.00
A French pear raised in about 1820 by M. Bonnet, Boulonge-sur-Mer, France. Acquired by M. Jean-Laurent Jamin, a nurseryman near Paris, who named it in honour of M. Hardy Director and Professor of Arboriculture at the Garden of Luxembourg. It was...
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Chojuro Nashi (Asian Pear)

Chojuro Nashi (Asian Pear)

$32.50
Raised in 1895 by Mr Chojuro Toma, Kawasaki, Japan. Introduced to USA in 1939. Fruits have white, firm, coarse flesh with a mildly sweet and distinctive aromatic flavour. Pollination Group: part self-fertile, Conference, Josephine, Packham’s,...
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Clapp's Favourite Pear

Clapp's Favourite Pear

$29.50
Raised by Thaddeus Clapp of Dorchester, Massachusset, USA. Fruits have white, juicy flesh with a sweet flavour. Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0 Pollination: cross pollination with another European pear...
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Clapp's Favourite Pear (semi-dwarf)

Clapp's Favourite Pear (semi-dwarf)

$35.00
Raised by Thaddeus Clapp of Dorchester, Massachusset, USA. Fruits have white, juicy flesh with a sweet flavour. Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0 Pollination: cross pollination with another European pear...
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Conference Pear

Conference Pear

$29.50
Common commercial variety in UK, has good disease resistance and is partially self-fertile. Raised by pomologist Thomas Francis Rivers at Rivers Nursery Sawbridgeworth. Exhibited at the National British Pear Conference after which it was named. Awarded a...
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Conference Pear (semi-dwarf)

Conference Pear (semi-dwarf)

$35.00
Common commercial variety in UK, has good disease resistance and is partially self-fertile. Raised by pomologist Thomas Francis Rivers at Rivers Nursery Sawbridgeworth. Exhibited at the National British Pear Conference after which it was named. Awarded a...
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Corella Pear (Forelle)

Corella Pear (Forelle)

$29.50
Also called Forelle. Forelle is the German word for trout and the colouration, and with imagination the shape, of a ripe Corella pear is reminiscent of a trout at spawning. Small to medium in size. Corella pears are great eaten fresh or in a salad...
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Corella Pear (Forelle) (semi-dwarf)

Corella Pear (Forelle) (semi-dwarf)

$35.00
Also called Forelle. Forelle is the German word for trout and the colouration, and with imagination the shape, of a ripe Corella pear is reminiscent of a trout at spawning. Small to medium in size. Corella pears are great eaten fresh or in a salad...
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Doyenne Du Comice Pear

Doyenne Du Comice Pear

$29.50
One of the finest flavoured pears, from trial beds in the Comice Horticole, Angers, Department of Maine-et-Loire, France in mid-19th century. First fruited in 1849. Introduced to England in 1858 by Sir Thomas Dyke Acland. Skin smooth with russet...
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Doyenne Du Comice Pear (semi-dwarf)

Doyenne Du Comice Pear (semi-dwarf)

$35.00
One of the finest flavoured pears, from trial beds in the Comice Horticole, Angers, Department of Maine-et-Loire, France in mid-19th century. First fruited in 1849. Introduced to England in 1858 by Sir Thomas Dyke Acland. Skin smooth with russet...
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Durondeau Pear

Durondeau Pear

$29.50
  A highly regarded pear with tender, melting flesh in a red fruit. Originated in Belgium in the early 19th century. Late season, partially self-fertile. Pollination: cross-pollinate with another European Pear, partly self-fertile Size: Up to 5...
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Faccia Rosa Pear (semi-dwarf)

Faccia Rosa Pear (semi-dwarf)

$35.00
Originating in Sicily, the name means Red Face. Cocktail size yellowy green fruit with red cheek. Soft, sweet and juicy. Pollination Group: Lemon Bergamot, Corella are ideal or any other European pear tree Size: to approx. 3 metres tall...
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Flemish Beauty Pear

Flemish Beauty Pear

$29.50
Early 19th century variety that was once a leading commercial variety in eastern regions of America. The parent tree is thought to have been a wilding found in a wooded area near Alost, East Flanders, Belgium about 1800. It has many synonyms, but the...
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Flemish Beauty Pear (semi-dwarf)

Flemish Beauty Pear (semi-dwarf)

$35.00
Early 19th century variety that was once a leading commercial variety in eastern regions of America. The parent tree is thought to have been a wilding found in a wooded area near Alost, East Flanders, Belgium about 1800. It has many synonyms, but the...
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Green Horse Perry Pear

Green Horse Perry Pear

$32.50
Large, rounded fruit also suitable for preserving.  High acid/low tannin. Medium sharp variety. Pollination Group: Conference, Buerre Hardy, Josephine, Packham’s, Nijisseki, Clapp’s Favourite, Chojuro, Kosui.
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Josephine de Malines Pear

Josephine de Malines Pear

$29.50
Highly recommended for the home garden. Originated around 1830 at Mechlin (Malines), Belgium and named in honour of the wife of the breeder, pomologist Major Espére. Good polleniser for other pears, pale green-shaded yellow, lightly russet skin...
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Josephine de Malines Pear (semi-dwarf)

Josephine de Malines Pear (semi-dwarf)

$35.00
Highly recommended for the home garden. Originated around 1830 at Mechlin (Malines), Belgium and named in honour of the wife of the breeder, pomologist Major Espére. Good polleniser for other pears, pale green-shaded yellow, lightly russet skin...
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Kosui Nashi (Asian Pear)

Kosui Nashi (Asian Pear)

$32.50
Medium to vigorous, moderately productive tree with partially russeted, golden yellow to tan, attractive fruit. Excellent eating quality, tender, very juicy, high sugar, low acid. Harvest: Mid to late season Storage:  two months at least...
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Moorcroft Perry Pear

Moorcroft Perry Pear

$32.50
Colourful synonyms for this variety include Stinking Bishop, Malvern Pear and Choke Pear. From wild pears, originating in the Forest of Dean in the Wye Valley, this particular variety of pear was grafted by local farmers as early as the 1400s...
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Packham's Triumph Pear

Packham's Triumph Pear

$29.50
An Australian variety by Charles Packham in 1896. Slow-ripening sweet, delicious, white and juicy flesh and turning a paler green when ripe. Can be eaten when firm or soft when fully ripe. Most widely grown pear in Australia. Pollination...
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Paradise Pear

Paradise Pear

$29.50
European pear 'Paradise' is a delightful small early ripening pear that has fruit in clusters. Paradise pears are also called 'Faccia Bella', crystal pears or sugar pears. They have green skin with a red blush, and sweet white flesh. They are great to...
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St Michael Archangel Pear

St Michael Archangel Pear

$29.50
It is believed that this variety arose near Nantes, western France in the middle of the 19th century. Medium to large yellow-green fruit with tawny gray patches, variegated orange-red sunburn. White flesh, fine, melting, juicy, sweet and fragrant. Highly...
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Williams Red Pear

Williams Red Pear

$29.50
A red-coloured sport of Williams. Similar characteristics to Williams. Harvest: early-mid February   Image (accessed 31/3/16)
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Winter Nelis Pear (Bonne De Malines)

Winter Nelis Pear (Bonne De Malines)

$29.50
Winter Nelis, also called Bonne de Malines, was raised from seed by Jean Charles Nélis at Mechlin (Malines), Belgium in the 1820s. Small to medium fruit with russeted, dull, yellow skin with a tinge of green, red blush on exposed cheek...
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Winter Nelis Pear (Bonne De Malines) (semi-dwarf)

Winter Nelis Pear (Bonne De Malines) (semi-dwarf)

$35.00
Winter Nelis, also called Bonne de Malines, was raised from seed by Jean Charles Nélis at Mechlin (Malines), Belgium in the 1820s. Small to medium fruit with russeted, dull, yellow skin with a tinge of green, red blush on exposed cheek...
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Ya Li Nashi (Asian Pear)

Ya Li Nashi (Asian Pear)

$32.50
Native to China, has a crisp, fine-textured flesh that is sweet and juicy, and  softer than other Asian pears. Unlike other Asian pears, Ya Li is pear shaped. Pollination Group: part self-fertile, cross with Chojuro, Nijiseiki, Tsu li...