Pear - Beurre Bosc

Beurre Bosc Pear

Pyrus communis
An attactive looking pear with good sweet flavour and reliable cropping.

Origin: Belgium

Pollination:  Beurre Bosc is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Pear Trees

Beurre Bosc Pear Trees for sale - order online

Please select the rootstock, age and tree form available items in the table below. The choice of rootstock is important as it determines the size to which the tree will grow when mature. Trees are available either as maidens which are untrained one year old trees or two year old trees already trained in a particular form. Reduced price trees when available are smaller one year old trees or two year old trees which have less well developed heads than our regular trees but are otherwise perfectly good healthy trees offered at a lower price. Trees are supplied bare root during the planting season from late November to early March. Further information is available below.

Rootstock / Vigour / Age / Form
Pyrodwarf - Semi-vigorous   1 year Maiden
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Pyrodwarf - Semi-vigorous   1 year Maiden *Reduced Price*
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History and description of Beurre Bosc

An old Belgian variety grown commercially in Europe and North America.

Medium large, long thin, calabasse shaped, attactive looking fruit. Dark yellow skin almost entirely covered with a bronze russet. Creamy white, tender, very juicy flesh. Very sweet, aromatic flavour. Very good dessert variety but also useful for cooking and drying.

Vigorous upright tree. Very reliable prolific cropper.

Main characteristics of Beurre Bosc

Use Dual Cul & Des
Fruit size  Large
Picking time  Oct
Season of use  Oct-Nov

Tree vigour  Vigorous
Tree habit  Upright
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Cropping Good
Disease resistance  Scab: Susceptible
Canker: Susceptible
Mildew: Slightly susceptible
Suitable for Late Frost
Special features Good for Drying

Pollination date  24
Pollination group  E
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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Other names  Calabasse Bosc