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Pear Trees

Through Alexander Hunt's nursery connections he is able to source the finest selections of varieties of pear fruit trees.

Beurré Hardy

Beurré Hardy

£40.00

Medium-large, light green almost covered with bronze russet. Rough skin. Tender and juicy with rose water flavour. Good cropper. Vigorous tree and good for poor soils. (France 1820)
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Concorde

Concorde

£40.00

Conference x Doyenné du Comice. Medium to large fruit. Pale green turning yellow, some with large patches of gold or brown russet. Pale yellow flesh is sweet and juicy with a pleasant mild flavour. A sweet and juicy, heavy cropping, company growing pear Recognised as one of the best varieties for organic growing. (Kent 1977)
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Conference

Conference

£40.00

One of the most consistent varieties and a firm garden favourite with good self fertility. Medium size yellowish-green with brown russet over areas of the fruit, occasionally pink flushed on chalk soil. Sweet and juicy. Good cropper. (Herts. 19th Century)
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Doyenné du Comice

Doyenné du Comice

£40.00

A superb quality pear. Medium-large, pale green changing to yellow. Some fruits have a red flush. Pale yellow flesh has rich juicy flavour. Recognised for superb eating quality but needs good pollination – Conference or Williams’ Bon Chrétien would be ideal. (France 19th Century)
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Williams Bon Chrétien

Williams Bon Chrétien

£40.00

A good early eating variety, medium-large, pale green turning to golden yellow. Very juicy and sweet. Regular good cropper. (Aldermaston, Berkshire 18th Century)
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