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Easter Beurre Pear

Pyrus communis
An old Belgian pear with an unusual musk flavour.

Origin: Belgium

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

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Easter Beurre Pear Trees for sale - order online

We currently produce this variety to order only through our bud-grafting service. You cannot order on line. If you wish to order please contact us using the messaging facility on the contact us page. Let us have your name, postal address, telephone and email address as well as which variety you would like us to produce, how many and on what rootstock. Bud-grafting is carried out in late July and early August. The trees would be supplied approximately 18 months later. We normally need to have received orders by the beginning of July. Please click here for full details of our bud-grafting service.


History and description of Easter Beurre

An old Belgian variety.

Medium sized, pyriform fruit. Rather thick yellowish green skin with russet patches. Pale yellow, juicy, melting flesh. Sweet, unusual musk flavour.

Moderate cropper. Best grown in a warm sheltered location.



Main characteristics of Easter Beurre

Use Dessert
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Oct
Season of use  Feb-Mar

Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer

Pollination date  17
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self-sterile
Pollinators Show suitable pollination partners
Other names  Doyenne d'Hiver