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All about apples, pears, plums, and cherries - and orchards where they are grown

Pear varieties

  • A dessert pear from Russia.
  • A high quality and very sweet dessert pear.
  • A high quality dessert pear, developed by Belgian enthusiast Van Mons, with the classic buttery melting flesh. Ripens late and needs a warm climate for best results.
  • Ananas de Courtrai Pear
    A juicy sweet-flavored Belgian pear with classic buttery melting flesh. Ripens early season.
  • An early-season American pear variety, related to Bartlett but with an improved flavor and better storage.
  • An English pear, with juicy buttery melting flesh. Ripens late-season, but does not keep. The tree is hardy and heavy-cropping. The leaves turn an attractive dark red in the fall.