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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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United Kingdom


  • 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


  • Fruit size: Medium


  • Uses: Eat fresh
  • Flavour style: Sweeter


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

Parents and other ancestors of this variety


  • 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.


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

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