The last fruit in the PYO calendar, the pears, are available to pick Sept-Oct and in the shop until the new year. The main varieties grown are Conference, Comice and Concorde. The lesser known and lesser grown are William Pears (the first pear of the season), Beurre Hardy, Emile d’Heyst, Durondeau, Invincible, Celebration and Sensation.
If you fancy planting your own trees please check out our friends at Tenbury Wells. They will be able to help you will all your tree needs. (www.frankpmatthews.com)