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Dearbourne's Seedling

A smallish pear with a classic pear shape, light green to pale yellow with tiny russet dots when ripe. Tends to bear early and quite prolificly.  Flesh is high quality, smooth sweet and juicy. Unknown origin. Also called Dearborn Seedling. Pollination by any other variety of our pears.

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$33.00

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Specifications

Ripening Time February - March
Fertility Needs a pollinator (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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Dearbourne's Seedling

Dearbourne's Seedling

A smallish pear with a classic pear shape, light green to pale yellow with tiny russet dots when ripe. Tends to bear early and quite prolificly.  Flesh is high quality, smooth sweet and juicy. Unknown origin. Also called Dearborn Seedling. Pollination by any other variety of our pears.