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Flemish Beauty

A Belgian pear from the 1820's. Rounding shape with green almost speckled skin developing an attractive red/ pink blush on the sunny side. Flesh white, firm, grained and juicy, with a great flavour. Is partially self fertile, but will crop better if near another variety of our pears.

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Specifications

Ripening Time March
Fertility Partially Self-Fertile (produces viable pollen)
Growth Habit Can be espaliered and kept to 1.5 - 2.5m. Free standing tree grows to around 2 -2.5m tall.
Rootstock Dwarfing rootstock
Chill Tolerance Normal chill
Plant Sizes Normal: approx 70-130cm bare rooted; Small: approx 50-70cm bare rooted

Pollination Guide

  • Pollination is far simpler than most people think. Generally, unless self fertile simply get 2 or more different varieties in the same group (eg pears) to ensure adequate pollination. A more comprehensive explanation can be found in our Pollination Guide
  • More information on Espaliering
  • More information in our Articles and on planting and pruning.
  • Answers to Common Questions.

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Flemish Beauty

Flemish Beauty

A Belgian pear from the 1820's. Rounding shape with green almost speckled skin developing an attractive red/ pink blush on the sunny side. Flesh white, firm, grained and juicy, with a great flavour. Is partially self fertile, but will crop better if near another variety of our pears.