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Pyrus communis Conference

  • Availability:            Click for details
  • Introduced:            1894
  • Origin:                     Sawbridgeworth,Hertfordshire, UK
  • Use:                         Dessert
  • Pollination Group:   3
  • Pick:                         mid October
  • Season:                    October - November
  • Raised by Thomas Rivers this pear took its name from the National Pear Conference of 1885, where it was exhibited. It is partially self fertile and is widely grown. Fruit is produced on spurs making ideal for growing as a cordon or espallier