An old French variety dating from 1849 and considered one of the finest pears for fresh eating. The fruit is medium in size with pale yellow skin and juicy, pale yellow flesh. Needs to ripen off the tree for about one month.
Canadian Hardiness Zone: 5
Recommended Use: fresh eating
Ripens: Early October
Pollination: Requires a pollinator
Height including roots: 100-200 cm one-year tree
We're taking a break from this variety to grow a few others and shuffle the selection around. Stay tuned for it to return to the docket next season!