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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
Dessert pear variety, reliably producing small fruits of good flavour, ripening very early in the season. White flowers in spring.

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


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