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Pear trees
Beth

An easy and reliable early-season pear, with a very good melting flavour.
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Growing


Pear trees
Beth
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Flowering group3
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Using


Pear trees
Beth
Picking seasonEarly
CroppingHeavy
Keeping1 week
Useful forEating fresh
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Problems


Pear trees
Beth
ScabSome resistance
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Climate


Pear trees
Beth
Climate typeTemperate climates
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
Cold (< 20C / 67F)
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Identification


Pear trees
Beth
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Fruit colourGreen - light
AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
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