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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.


Robin identification photos

  • Robin pear
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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

Origins

  • Species: Pyrus communis
  • Originates from: Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
  • Introduced: 19th century
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 2560
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1968-096

Growing

  • Flowering group: 3


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.



References

  • The Book of Pears (2015)
    Author: Morgan
    247

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