Pear - Beurre Superfin

Beurre Superfin Pear

Pyrus communis
A high quality pear but one needing a warm sheltered location.

Origin: France 1837

Pollination:  Beurre Superfin is partially self-fertile and would produce some crop without a pollinator but would benefit considerably from a pollinator. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Pear Trees



Beurre Superfin Pear Trees for sale - order online

We have now stopped taking orders for the winter 2018/19 planting season. Our 2019/20 list is currently being prepared. It will be available from 1st May when we will start taking orders for delivery next autumn/winter.
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 Availability Price Qty required
Pyrodwarf - Semi-vigorous   1 year Maiden 2019/20 £17.00
Pyrus - Very vigorous   2 years Standard *Reduced Price* Sold out £17.00
The availability information shown in the availability column in the table is always up-to-date.
Available means Available for supply from Nov 2018 to March 2019
2019/20 means Sold out but available for supply winter 2019/20. Orders taken from May 2019
Sold out means Sold out for supply Nov 2018 to March 2019. May be available again winter 2019/20




History and description of Beurre Superfin

Raised by Goubault at Mille Pieds near Angers, France 1837.

Medium sized, round conical fruit. Rough, yellow skin with patches of light brown russet. Pale yellow, fine melting flesh. Sweet, scented flavour. Excellent dessert variety but also good for cooking.

Moderate cropping. Best grown in a warm location.




Main characteristics of Beurre Superfin

Use Dual Cul & Des
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Mid/Late Sep
Season of use  Oct

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer

Pollination date  21
Pollination group  D
Self fertility  Partially Self Fertile
Pollinators Show suitable pollination partners
Progeny  Beth