Onward Pear

Parentage: Laxton's Superb x Doyenne du Comice

Description: Onward is a new pear of excellent quality, quite resistant to spring frosts. The fruit is medium sized, light green in colour that changes to yellow, some have a pinkish flush and others a heavy russet. Creamy white flesh has a sweet rich and juicy flavour. A high quality and reliable cropper. One of the best pears for garden use but will not pollinate Doyenne du Comice.

History: Raised at National Fruit Trials in Wisley, Surrey in 1947. Recieved an Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society.

Pollination Partners: Pear Beth Pear Conference Pear Doyenne du Comice Pear Fondante d'Automne Pear Josephine de Malines Pear Louise Bonne of Jersey Pear Merton Pride Pear Winter Nelis

Attributes

  • Uses: Eating
  • Storing: October
  • Pollination group 4
  • Picking month: Mid September
  • Award-winning
  • Any UK district

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