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Pollination of Maxine pear trees

Maxine (Pyrus communis)  is in flowering group 4. Maxine is not self-fertile and needs a pollination partner of a different variety nearby.Choose another variety

Varieties that will pollinate Maxine 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
  • Bartlett

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    A classic English pear, easy to grow, and a good flavor.
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Partially self-fertile
    • Picking: Early
    • Beurre Boscin stock

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      A traditional French pear with buttery melting flesh.
      • Flowering group: 5
      • Good pollinator
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-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
      • Hosuiin stock

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        Hosui has perhaps the best flavor of any Asian pear - it is very juicy and very sweet.
        • Flowering group: 4
        • Not self-fertile
        • Picking: Early
        • Available rootstocks:
        • Vigorous
      • Korean Giantin stock

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        Korean Giant (or O;ympic) has potentially the largest fruits of any Asian pear variety.
        • Flowering group: 4
        • Not self-fertile
        • Picking: Late
        • Available rootstocks:
        • 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
      • Red Clapp's Favoritein stock

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        A red form of Clapp's Favorite, also known as Kalle. The pears have a sweet flavor, and ripen in late summer.
        • Flowering group: 4
        • Not self-fertile
        • Picking: Early
        • Available rootstocks:
        • Semi-dwarf
        • 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
      • Shinkoin stock

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        A classic Asian pear, with large golden brown russeted fruits which have a crisp sweet flesh.
        • Flowering group: 4
        • Not self-fertile
        • Picking: Late
        • 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