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Beth pear


A modern English pear, excellent flavor, and easy to grow.


Beth identification photos

UK National Fruit Collection
UK National Fruit Collection
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Tree register

United Kingdom

Origins

  • Species: Pyrus communis
  • Parentage: Williams x Beurre Superfin
  • Originates from: United Kingdom
  • Introduced: 1937 - 1975
  • Developed by: East Malling Research
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 2025
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1978-274

Identification

  • Fruit size: Medium

Using

  • Uses: Eat fresh
  • Flavour style: Sweeter

Growing

  • Flowering period: Mid season
  • Flowering group: 3
  • Fertility: Self-sterile
  • Period of origin: 1900 - 1949

Parents and other ancestors of this variety


Diseases

  • Scab  - Some resistance


Where to buy fresh fruit

No orchards have registered as growing this variety. If you grow this and want to register please go to our Orchard Registration form.



References

  • Fruit Expert
    Author: Hessayon
  • The Book of Pears (2015)
    Author: Morgan
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