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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

  • Aurora

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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
    • Blake's Pride

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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
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      • Brandy

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

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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
            • Gin

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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
              • Harrow Crisp

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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
                • Harrow Delight

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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
                  • Harrow Sweet

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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
                    • 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
                    • Honeysweet

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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
                      • Moonglow

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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
                        • Niitaka

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

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                            • Flowering group: 3
                            • Not self-fertile
                            • Picking: Late
                            • Shenandoah

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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
                              • Shinseiki

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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
                                • Shinsui

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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
                                  • Winnals Longdon

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

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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
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                                      • Yoinashi

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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