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Pear (Pyrus) Beurre Hardy
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Beurre Hardy


Description: Beurre Hardy is a French variety that's very popular in England. The fruit is medium-large, light green almost covered with bronze russet. Rough skin, tender and juicy with rose water flavours. The tree itself is vigorous and upright in habit, a good cropper and good for poor soils. Beautiful white spring blossoms and bright red leaves in the autumn. Highly recommended for the orchard!

History: Raised by M. Bonnet in Boulogne, France in 1820. Named after M. Hardy, the Director and Professor of Arboriculture at the Luxembourg Gardens. It was introduced to the UK in the 1840s. 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

General attributes

Award-winning Award-winning

Uses for this variety

Pear Bite Eating

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 4 Flowering group 4
Picking month Late September Picking month Late September
Stores until October Stores until October