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Pollination of Beurre Bosc pear trees

Choose another variety

Your Beurre Bosc pear tree is in flowering group 5. It is self-sterile and needs a pollination partner nearby. The following varieties will pollinate this pear tree.

Pollination partner pear varieties in our catalogue

  1. Doyenne du Comice

    Doyenne du Comice

        check pollinators
    Doyenne du Comice is arguably the best flavoured of all pears.  
    Flowering group: 4  Self-sterile  Picking season:     Stock: Sold out

  2. Seckel

    Seckel

        check pollinators
    A small but exceptionally sweet red American pear from the 18th century.  
    Flowering group: 4  Self-sterile  Picking season:     Stock: Available

Other compatible varieties

We do not sell these varieties but they may be available from other fruit tree nurseries. Use our enquiry form and we will help you find a supplier.

  1. Clapp's Favourite    check pollinators
    An attractive red-flushed early-season American pear.
  2. Concorde    check pollinators
    A marriage of Conference and Comice - Concorde is easy to grow, heavy crops, excellent flavour.
  3. Gorham    check pollinators
    A reliable early 20th century American pear, with a sweet creamy flesh.
  4. Josephine de Malines    check pollinators
    A classic 19th century winter pear with a high quality flavour.
  5. Merton Pride    check pollinators
    One of the best English pears, with a notably juicy buttery flesh.
  6. Onward    check pollinators
    Onward is high quality dessert pear, related to Doyenne du Comice but easier to grow.
  7. Winter Nelis    check pollinators
    A late-season dessert pear from Belgium, with an excellent sweet flavour.

More advice about pollination

Please note that our whilst our system takes many relevant factors into account, it is certainly not completely accurate

Our article on the pollination of fruit trees gives more details of the factors involved in pollination.

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