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Robin pear

A pretty small mid-season dessert pear, which can also be used for cooking, named after its attractive red-flushed skin.

USDA identification images for Robin

The identification paintings in the USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection span the years 1886 to 1942.

    Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705.

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    Tree register

    United Kingdom

    Spring blossom records for this variety

    2017 season

    • April  2017  - tree owned by Martine in Norwich, United Kingdom

    2016 season

    • April  2016  - tree owned by Martine in Norwich, United Kingdom

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    Harvest records for this variety

    2016 season

    • September  2016  - tree owned by Martine in Norwich, United Kingdom


    • Species: Pyrus communis - Pear
    • Originates from: Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
    • Introduced: 19th century
    • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1968-096


    • Country of origin: United Kingdom


    • Flowering group: 3

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    • The Book of Pears (2015)
      Author: Morgan

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