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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)
  • 21-year maiden bare-root tree 24.45
    Pyrodwarf rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)
  • 31-year maiden bare-root tree 24.95
    Pyrus c. rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)
Next deliveries

Deliveries resume December 2020


How to grow

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

History

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

  • Picking seasonLate
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping2-3 weeks
  • Useful forEating fresh
  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
  • Flowering group4
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • PloidyDiploid
  • VigourAverage vigour
  • Climate typeWarm climates
  • Summer average maximum temperaturesWarm (25-30C / 76-85F)
  • Country of originFrance
  • Period of origin1800 - 1849
  • Fruit colourGold
  • Fruit sizeAverage
  • AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit