Pear ‘Beurre Bosc’



  • Bell shaped fruit with a long tapered neck.
  • Bronze coloured fruit due to russet.
  • Extremely sweet and juicy if left to tree ripen.  Mid season picking.
  • Heavy cropper which generally requires no spraying.
  • Heavy cropper especially if cross pollinator available.


  • Easy care fruit—good for home gardens.
  • Espalier along fence lines.
  • Suitable for wet sites.

Growing Conditions

  • Moderately wind hardy
  • Frost hardy.
  • Avoid coastal conditions.
  • Prefers full sun to partial shade.
  • Dry to very moist soil conditions.


Height Width
5 year old tree 2.5m 2.0m
10 year old tree 4.0m 3.5m
Country of Origin:   France
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