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Pollination of Kieffer pear trees

Kieffer (Pyrus communis Pyrus communis x Pryus pyriflolia)  is in flowering group 2. Kieffer is partially self-fertile and does not need a pollination partner, but fruiting is likely to be better if there is a compatible partner of a different variety nearby.Choose another variety

Varieties that will pollinate Kieffer in our catalog

  • Aurorain stock

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    An early-season American pear variety, related to Bartlett but with an improved flavor and better storage.
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Early
    • Available rootstocks:
    • Vigorous
  • Blake's Pridein stock

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    A modern fireblight resistant pear, which ripens mid-season, about a week later than Bartlett.
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking:
    • Available rootstocks:
    • Semi-vigorous
  • Brandyin stock

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    A mid-season English perry pear which produces a low-tannin juice.
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Late
    • Available rootstocks:
    • Semi-vigorous
  • Butt

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    Butt is a traditional English perry pear, with medium acidity and medium tannins.
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Late
    • Flemish Beautyin stock

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      A traditional European pear from Belgium, with the classic rich sweet buttery melting flesh. Flemish Beauty is also self-fertile and cold-hardy.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Self-fertile
      • Picking: Mid
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-vigorous
    • Ginin stock

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      A rare English perry pear variety with good disease resistance and medium acid and tannins.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Very late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-vigorous
    • Harrow Crispin stock

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      An attractive disease-resistant early-season pear with an orange flushed yellow skin, related to Bartlett and with a similar flavor.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Early
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-vigorous
      • OHxF 97
    • Harrow Delightin stock

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      Harrow Delight is an early-season Bartlett-style pear with a sweet flavor and good disease-resistance.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Early
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-dwarf
      • Semi-vigorous
    • Harrow Sweetin stock

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      A disease-resistant heavy-cropping late-season pear with an excellent sweet flavor for eating fresh.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Mid
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-vigorous
    • Hendre Huffcapin stock

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      A well-known English perry pear variety, and a reliable cropper. Makes a light, low-tannin perry.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Vigorous
    • Honeysweetin stock

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      Honeysweet is a self-fertile small late-season sweet pear, with buttery flesh, related to Seckel.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-dwarf
      • Semi-vigorous
    • Moonglowin stock

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      A high quality early season dessert and culinary pear, very resistant to fireblight.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Good pollinator
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Early
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-vigorous
    • Niitakain stock

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      Niitaka is an Asian pear variety producing very large crisp russeted fruits.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Mid
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Vigorous
    • Potomacin stock

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      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-vigorous
    • Shenandoahin stock

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      Shenandoah is a late-season Bartlett-style pear, with a rich sweet/sharp flavor.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-vigorous
    • Shinseikiin stock

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      This popular early-season Asian pear variety produces crisp sweet-flavored pears, which can be kept for up to 3 months.
      • Flowering group: 2
      • Partially self-fertile
      • Picking: Early
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Vigorous
    • Shinsuiin stock

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      A popular and productive early-season Asian pear with a glowing golden brown skin and a sweet flavor.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Early
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Vigorous
    • Winnals Longdonin stock

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      A traditional English perry pear variety, which produces a low tannin perry.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Vigorous
    • Yellow Huffcapin stock

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      A popular English perry pear which produces a good quality low-tannin / medium-acid perry.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking:
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-vigorous
    • Yoinashiin stock

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      Yoinashi is a mid-season Asian pear, with large golden brown russeted fruits.
      • Flowering group: 2
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Mid
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Vigorous