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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

  • 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
    • 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 Bosc

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        A traditional French pear with buttery melting flesh.
        • Flowering group: 5
        • Good pollinator
        • Not self-fertile
        • Picking: Late
        • 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
          • Picking:
          • 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:
            • 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-dwarf
            • 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:
              • 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
            • 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-vigorous
            • 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
              • 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-vigorous
              • Hosui

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                Hosui has perhaps the best flavor of any Asian pear - it is very juicy and very sweet.
                • Flowering group: 3
                • Not self-fertile
                • Picking: Early
                • Korean Giant

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                  Korean Giant has potentially the largest fruits of any Asian pear variety.
                  • Flowering group: 3
                  • Not self-fertile
                  • Picking: Late
                  • Maxinein stock

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                    Maxine is a traditional American pear, with good fire blight resistance.
                    • Flowering group: 4
                    • Not self-fertile
                    • Picking: Mid
                    • Available rootstocks:
                    • Semi-dwarf
                  • 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
                        • Red Clapp's Favorite

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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
                          • 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
                            • 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: 3
                              • 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 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 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:
                                • Vigorous
                              • Yoinashi

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                                Yoinashi is a mid-season Asian pear, with large golden brown russeted fruits.
                                • Flowering group: 3
                                • Not self-fertile
                                • Picking: Mid