Beurre Hardy fan espalier
Beurre Hardy fan espalier Pear Trees
Espalier or fan Pear trees are used against a wall; you will need not less than 180 x 180cm’s for a fan or espalier tree. Please note we do not supply ready trained trees; this Beurre Hardyis a young tree suitable for training yourself, in situ. Such trees usually settle to cropping within 2 or 3 seasons.
Beurre Hardy is quite an old variety, originating in France in 1820 or 1830. It is a remkably good grower, vigorous and productive and, briefly, popular commercially. Hardy and easy to grow.
Beurre Hardy fan espalier Pear Tree – season
Early-mid October, for use throughout that month
Beurre Hardy Pear – appearance
Medium to large, blocky, dull olive greenish with a faint yellow flush and occassional russet patches. Flesh is cream.
Very good; yielding cream flesh with a tinge of green, supremely juicy and buttery in texture.
Beurre Hardy Pear – Pollination
Beurre Hardy is in ‘B’ pollination group so partner with any varieties in the same or adjacent groups. Here are some suggested varieties:
Williams Bon Chretien