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Princess pear

An English pear, from the famous Rivers Nursery.

Princess identification photos

UK National Fruit Collection
UK National Fruit Collection
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  • Princess pear
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Tree register

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


  • Species: Pyrus communis
  • Parentage: Louise Bonne of Jersey
  • Originates from: Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
  • Introduced: 1875
  • Developed by: Rivers of Sawbridgeworth
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 4308
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1974-333


  • Flowering group: 3
  • Period of origin: 1850 - 1899

Parents and other ancestors of this variety

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

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