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All about apples, pears, plums, and cherries - and orchards where they are grown

Pear varieties

  • A traditional high quality English pear, raised in Norfolk in at the start of the 19th century.
  • An attractive disease-resistant early-season pear with an orange flushed yellow skin, related to Bartlett and with a similar flavor.
  • Harrow Sweet Pear
    A disease-resistant heavy-cropping late-season pear with an excellent sweet flavor for eating fresh.
  • Honeysweet is a self-fertile small late-season sweet pear, with buttery flesh, related to Seckel.
  • Hosui Pear
    Hosui has perhaps the best flavor of any Asian pear - it is very juicy and very sweet.