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Beurre Bosc Pear

Bare-root. Trees ship 3-4' tall with 3/8" trunk. Professionally pruned for FREE!


The classic shapely pear. The gourd-like shape and long neck of this variety makes it easily distinguishable from others. Medium-to-large fruit features russet, dark yellow skin and smooth, aromatic flesh that is juicy, sweet and tender. Perfect for eating fresh, baking or drying. Best at room temperature. Originates from Europe in the early 1800s. Ripens in late September. Best pollinators: Starking® Delicious™ or Bartlett.


Bloom Color White
Fruit Color Yellow
Fruit Size Medium - Large
Pollination Pollinator Needed
Ripens/Harvest Late September
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Taste Rich, Sweet
Texture Smooth, Juicy
Years to Bear 4 - 7
Zone Range 5 - 8

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 5 - 8
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The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatability range of this variety before ordering.

Size & Spacing

Shipped Size

Trees ship 3-4' tall with 3/8" trunk. Professionally pruned for FREE!

Mature Size

The mature size of this variety depends on the version you choose to plant:
Standard 18-20' Tall X 12-13' Wide
Dwarf 8-10' Tall X 6-7' Wide

Recommended Spacing

The space needed for this variety to grow depends on the size you plant:
Standard 18-20'
Dwarf 8-10'

Pollination Requirements

This variety requires another one for adequate pollination.

Cross-pollination by a different variety is key to its growing and bearing success. Our experts recommend planting one of the following within 50' for optimum pollination.

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

Planting & Care

Learn all about how to grow pear trees in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.

Shipping Information

Estimated Delivery Date

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1 Year Warranty

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