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Pear trees
Onward

Onward is high quality dessert pear, related to Doyenne du Comice but easier to grow.
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Growing


Pear trees
Onward
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Flowering group4
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Using


Pear trees
Onward
Picking seasonMid
CroppingGood
Keeping1 week
Useful forEating fresh
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Problems


Pear trees
Onward
ScabSome resistance
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Climate


Pear trees
Onward
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
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Identification


Pear trees
Onward
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Fruit colourOrange flush
AwardsRHS AGM (former)
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