A heavy-cropping cross of two classic English pears, Bartlett and Conference.
Bristol Cross identification photos
UK National Fruit Collection
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Copyright: Orange Pippin
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- Species: Pyrus communis
- Parentage: Bartlett x Conference
- Originates from: Bristol, England, United Kingdom
- Introduced: 1920
- Developed by: G.T. Spinks, Long Ashton Research Station
- Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 4034
- UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1973-309
- Flowering period: Mid-Late season
- Flowering group: 4
- Fertility: Self-sterile
- Other incompatibility group: Williams pear group
- Ploidy: Triploid
- Pollinating others: Poor
- Vigour: Average growth
- Gardening skill: Average
- Period of origin: 1900 - 1949
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