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Top fruit tree growing advice and information from Real English Fruit

Conference

Conference, photo courtesy of Arkensiel Photographs/flickr.com

Conference, photo courtesy of Arkensiel Photographs/flickr.com

Can be grown anywhere in the UK, preferably in a sheltered spot. It is self-fertile. For good-shaped fruit, it is best to plant a pollinator. It has a certain degree of frost resistance resulting in parthenocarpic pears. These are pears formed without seeds and as result are often misshapen. Easy to grow, it produces heavy crops. Introduced in 1885.

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