Beth Pear tree


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Beth Pear tree
An excellent early Pear that is usually amongst the first to ripen. The exterior ripens to an attractive primrose yellow; very good flavour.

August-mid September eating.

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An excellent early variety from East Malling [Kent] This dessert Pear has exceptional eating qualities and is also a heavy cropper. A neat and fairly compact grower.

Beth Pear Tree – season

Eating early September through to early October.

Beth Pear – appearance

A medium sized fruit, classical bottom-heavy pear shape, ripening to a beautiful primrose yellow and filled with juice.


Intensely sweet, develops a wonderful scent, full of juice and very tender texture.

Beth Pear – Pollination

Beth is in ‘B’ pollination group so partner with any varieties in the same or adjacent groups. Here are some suggested varieties:

Williams bon Chretien




Improved Fertility

Tree sizes for Beth Pear trees:

Quince C rootstock

Is the most compact stock generally used for Pears. It can be maintained at an easily harvested 180-260cm’s and can be planted around 150-180cm’s apart. Quince ‘C’ is easily the most satisfactory rootstock for garden use and can even be incorporated into a large – say 24” – container and kept on the patio. Such trees may be restricted below the 180cm mark.

Quince A rootstock

Is more vigorous than Quince ‘C’ and is ideal for orchard planting, grassy area’s and the larger border. It will grow to 250-350cm’s and should be planted not less than 250cm’s apart. A heavy cropping tree suitable for most good soils and situations.

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