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Mrs Seden

A unusual dark red pear.

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Pollination: Mrs Seden is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Mrs Seden pear trees produced to order

We do not stock this variety, but we can produce trees for you through our custom grafting service. Trees can be grafted on any of the following rootstocks:

  • CG-1Mrs Seden tree custom-grafted on Quince A rootstock (Semi-dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-2Mrs Seden tree custom-grafted on OHxF87 rootstock (Semi-vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-3Mrs Seden tree custom-grafted on Pyrus rootstock (Very vigorous)£39.00 each

If you wish to go order please fill in our contact form in the first instance, stating your name, full address, and the rootstock(s) you wish the tree(s) to be grafted on. You will need to contact us before June.

Propagation is carried out in late July / early August, and the grafted trees would be available for supply in December the following year (approximately 14 months later).

History and description of Mrs Seden

Mrs Seden is a small to medium sized round pear. It develops an unusual dark red/maroon flush which can cover most of the green skin. The colour and the conspicuous white lenticels give the fruit an unusual stunning appearance in the autumn. The flesh is very crisp and juicy similar to Asian pears. It is sweet but with a distinct residual acidity.

Characteristics of Mrs Seden pear trees

Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeLate Oct
Season of useNov-Mar
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Pollination date18
Pollination groupD
PollinatorsPollination partners