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Beurre Superfin

Beurre Superfin is generally considered one of the most outstanding pears for flavour.

Pyrus communis

Beurre Superfin pear trees for sale

  • 11-year maiden bare-root tree 24.45
    Quince A rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)
    Out of stock
  • 21-year maiden bare-root tree 24.45
    Pyrodwarf rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)
    Out of stock
  • 31-year maiden bare-root tree 24.95
    Pyrus c. rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)
    Out of stock

How to grow

Beurre Superfin is generally reliable and easy to grow - but it needs a warm sheltered climate.


Beurre Superfin was raised by M. Goubalut of Angers, France, in the early 19th century - a period when there was intense interest in the development of new pear varieties.

Beurre Superfin characteristics

  • Using

    • Picking season:Late
    • Cropping:Good
    • Keeping:2-3 weeks
    • Useful for:Eating fresh
  • Growing

    • Gardening skill:Average
    • Self-fertility:Partially self-fertile
    • Flowering group:4
    • Pollinating others:Average
    • Ploidy:Diploid
    • Vigour:Average vigour
  • Climate

    • Climate type:Warm climates
    • Summer average maximum temperatures:Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
  • Identification

    • Country of origin:France
    • Period of origin:1800 - 1849
    • Fruit colour:Gold
    • Fruit size:Average
    • Awards:RHS Award of Garden Merit