Beurre Bosc Beurre bosc

A brown pear originating in Europe.

Picking Dates: Early March


Corella Photo not yet available

A small to medium sized Australian variety.

Picking Dates: Early April


Josephine Josephone

A mid-season European pear with greenish-yellow skin.

Picking Dates: Early April


Kieffer No photo yet as we haven't had fruit from these trees

A late-season roundish pear.

Picking Dates:


Nashi Nashi

Also known as Japanese pears.

Picking Dates: Early March


Packham's Triumph

One of the most well known green pears.

Picking Dates: Mid March


Williams (Bartlett) Williams

An early season green pear.

Picking Dates: Late February


Winter Cole Winter Cole

Small brown pear.

Picking Dates:  Late March


Winter Nelis Winter Nelis

A brown, roundish pear.

Picking Dates: Late March



About Us

We – Hugh and Katie Finlay – draw on over 15 years' experience as orchardists at our farm, Mt Alexander Fruit Gardens, to bring you the Grow Great Fruit Program, the farm-proven system for home fruit growers.

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Our blog gives a snapshot on various aspects of life on the farm. Currently Katie is documenting her journey as winner of the 2015 RIRDC Rural Women's Award for Victoria!

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MAFG Forum

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