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Beurre Bedford



A large very juicy firm fleshed pear.

Origin: Bedfordshire UK, 1902

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

Beurre Bedford pear trees for sale

1-year maiden trees

These are the most versatile choice for home orchards, community fruit tree projects, and for training on in any form you require.

FormRootstockPriceQuantity
MaidenOHxF87Semi-vigorous £24.50

Orders placed now will be delivered in the winter planting season.

History and description of Beurre Bedford

Beurre Bedford pear was raised by Laxton Bros, Bedford, UK in 1902 and introduced 1921.

Medium large conical to pyriform fruit. Smooth light green skin ripening to pale yellow. Bright pink flush. Variable amount of russetting. White, coarse, juicy flesh. Sweet, slightly aromatic flavour.

Compact, upright tree. Fair cropping. Very poor pollinator of other varieties.

Characteristics of Beurre Bedford pear trees

UseDessert
Colour
Flavour
Fruit sizeLarge
Picking timeMid/Late Sep
Season of useOct
Tree vigourSmall
Tree habitUpright
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Pollination date23
Pollination groupE
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
Incompatibility group2
PollinatorsPollination partners
ParentageDurondeau
Marie Louise