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Fruit tree comparison - Conference
Pear trees

Conference

A popular and reliable English pear, Conference is perfectly suited to the English climate.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill? Suitable for beginners
Cropping Heavy
Fertility? Self-fertile
Flowering group? 3
Pollinating others? Good
Ploidy? Diploid
Vigour? Average growth
Precocity? Precocious
Bearing regularity? Regular
Fruit bearing? Spur-bearer
Fruit persistence? Normal ripening

Using

Picking season? Late
Use / keeping? 2-3 weeks
Flavour quality? Average
Flavour style Sweeter

Looking after

Overall disease resistance? Average

Identification

Country of origin United Kingdom
Period of origin 1850 - 1899
Fruit colour Green - light
Leaf colour Green