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botanical name:
Pyrus communis 'Beurré Hardy'
Pyrus communis 'Beurré Hardy' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Pear 'Beurré Hardy', Pear 'Beurre Hardy'
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 9.00m
width: 8.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: conical
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
stem/bark: brown
main season: Autumn
edible symbol edible
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
Dessert pear. Produces good crops of medium to large fruits, light green almost covered with bronze-russet. Slightly rough skinned, but with sweet flavoured juicy flesh. White flowers in spring. Vigorous grower.

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.

other notes:
Originated in France by M. Bonnet in 1820.

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