Conference/Onward/Williams Pear Family

Pear Family

Description: Conference, Onward and Williams are grafted onto the same stem to produce a family pear. All of these varieties will cross pollinate each other.

Conference is one of the most consistent varieties and a firm garden favourite with good self fertility. Heavy crops of medium sized yellowish-green fruits with brown russet over areas, occasionally pink flushed on chalk soil. Flesh is pale yellow with a slight pinkish tinge towards the core. Sweet and juicy, melting with a pleasant pear flavour. – Eating.

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 – Eating.

Williams is one of the most popular old English pear varieties. A great garden tree that produces regular crops of medium-large sized oval-shaped fruits. The smooth skin is pale green in colour turning golden yellow with a very juicy, sweet and refreshing flesh. Perfect for eating fresh but also good for poaching and preserving – Eating.

Attributes

  • Uses: Eating
  • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Picking month: September

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