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Fertility pear

A late-season English pear, juicy sweet firm flesh, and easy to grow.

Fertility identification photos

  • Fertility pear
    Copyright: Orange Pippin

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  • Species: Pyrus communis
  • Parentage: Seedling of Beurre Goubault
  • Originates from: Sawbridgeworth, England, United Kingdom
  • Introduced: 1875
  • Developed by: Rivers of Sawbridgeworth
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 4137
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 2001-052


  • Fruit size: Medium
  • Fruit size: Small


  • Flowering group: 4
  • Ploidy: Tetraploid
  • Period of origin: 1850 - 1899

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.


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

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