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botanical name:
Pyrus communis 'Beth'
Pyrus communis 'Beth' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Pear
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 5.00m
width: 3.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: conical
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: brown & green
stem/bark: brown
main season: Autumn
edible symbol edible
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
description:
Dessert pear variety, reliably producing small fruits of good flavour, ripening very early in the season. White flowers in spring.

cultivation:
Moist well drained soil in sun. Performs best in slightly warmer conditions then apples. Also crops a bit earlier, in late summer or early autumn.
Pollination group D, self-sterile

other notes:
Originated in East Malling, Kent, England, 1938

RHS AGM

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