Pears: choosing cultivars
Biting into a succulent, perfectly-ripe pear is one of the joys of autumn. There are dozens of cultivars to choose from, but listed below are some of the best flavoured and most reliable.
- Pears grow best in sunny, sheltered spots
- Grow two compatible trees for reliable pollination
- Choose from culinary and dessert cultivars
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