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Pear (Pyrus) Jargonelle
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Description: Jargonelle is one of the hardiest and longest lived pears, making a majestic tree. Pale yellow with brownish-red flush on some fruits. The pale yellow flesh is tender and juicy with a musky flavour.  Performs well in the north if on a sheltered wall. Like many earlies it can drop from the tree unexpectedly, so timings of picking is important.

History: It's exact origins are unknown but it was first mentioned in 1629 by Parkinson. Thought to be a lot older.

Pollination Partners: Pear Beth Pear Conference Pear Doyenne du Comice Pear Louise Bonne of Jersey Pear Moonglow Pear Winter Nelis

General attributes

Comparatively trouble free Comparatively trouble free
Suitable for planting in any UK district Suitable for planting in any UK district

Uses for this variety

Suitable for cooking Cooking
Pear Bite Eating

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 1 Flowering group 1
Self-fertile Tip-bearer
Disease resistance Disease resistance
Triploid Triploid
Suitable for juicing Suitable for juicing
Picking month Late August Picking month Late August
Does not keep Does not keep