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Broom Park pear

A traditional English winter dessert pear. The flesh has a rich sweet flavor.

Broom Park identification photos

UK National Fruit Collection
UK National Fruit Collection
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  • Broom Park pear
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  • Species: Pyrus communis
  • Originates from: Downton Castle, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Introduced: early 1800s
  • Developed by: Thomas Andrew Knight
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 4036
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1951-125


  • Fruit size: Medium
  • Fruit size: Large


  • Uses: Eat fresh


  • Flowering group: 3
  • Period of origin: 1800 - 1849

Where to buy fresh fruit

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  • The Book of Pears (2015)
    Author: Morgan
  • The Fruit Manual
    Author: Hogg

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