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

Pear varieties

  • A traditional French mid-season pear, with a very juicy and sweet flavor.
  • Merton Pride Pear
    An English pear from the 1940s, quite widely grown in gardens. Can be considered an improved Bartlett.
  • Moonglow Pear
    An early attempt to a develop a fireblight-resistant pear. Good flavors from its excellent European pear pedigree.