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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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Tree register

We don't have any registered trees for this variety yet.

Origins

  • 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

Identification

  • Fruit size: Medium
  • Fruit size: Large

Using

  • Uses: Eat fresh

Growing

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


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

  • The Book of Pears (2015)
    Author: Morgan
    207
  • The Fruit Manual
    Author: Hogg


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