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Pear trees
Beurre Hardy

One of the classic French pears, with a very good flavour, but needs a warm sheltered situation.
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Growing


Pear trees
Beurre Hardy
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Flowering group4
Pollinating othersPoor
PloidyDiploid
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Warm climates
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Using


Pear trees
Beurre Hardy
Picking periodmid-October
Picking seasonLate
Season of use1 week
CroppingGood
Food usesEating fresh
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Problems


Pear trees
Beurre Hardy
Disease resistanceAverage
ScabSome resistance
MildewSome susceptibility
Fire blightSome susceptibility
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Identification


Pear trees
Beurre Hardy
Country of originFrance
Period of origin1800 - 1849
Fruit colourRusset
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