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Pear varieties

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  • Photo of Baronne de MelloA beautiful golden brown russet pear, and one of the most popular of the numerous pears developed by Belgian pear enthusiast Van Mons. It ripens late and needs a good climate for best results.
  • Photo of BartlettBartlett, also widely known as Williams Bon Chretien, is one of the most widely-grown of all pear varieties.
  • Photo of BethA modern English pear, excellent flavor, and easy to grow.
  • Photo of Beurré BoscA widely-grown French pear, with firm buttery flesh and golden russeted skin.
  • Photo of Beurré CapiaumontAn old Belgian pear, with a rich sweet flavor. Ripens late. Easy to grow in warm or temperate climates.
  • Photo of Beurré d'ArenbergA well-known traditional French dessert pear, with a very good sweet floral flavor.
  • Photo of Beurré DuvalA classic Belgian late-season dessert pear, often with a red-flushed skin. Buttery melting sweet flesh.
  • Photo of Beurré Hardy (EMLA)Beurre Hardy is one of the best traditional French pears, highly regarded for its excellent flavor.
  • Photo of Beurré SuperfinA highly-regarded traditional late-season French pear. Fruits keep until December, and the tree is productive in both cool and warm climates.
  • Photo of Bristol CrossA heavy-cropping cross of two classic English pears, Bartlett and Conference.
  • Photo of Broom ParkA traditional English winter dessert pear. The flesh has a rich sweet flavor.

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