Louise Bonne of Jersey Pear

Pear

Description: Louise Bonne of Jersey is an attractive, reliable and good quality pear. Produces small-medium, pale green turning yellowish-green fruit, with a dark red flush. Flesh is white, sweet, juicy, melting with good pleasant flavour. Good quality and reliable cropper. The tree itself is moderately vigorous. The beautiful spring flowers have some resistance to late spring frost.

History: Raised by M. Longueval, Avranches, Normandy, France in 1780. Firstly known as Louise d'Avranches but renamed Louise Bonne of Jersey when it came to the UK via the island of Jersey. Recieved an Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society in 2003.

Pollination Partners: Pear Beth Pear Conference Pear Moonglow Pear Packham's Triumph Pear Williams Bon Chretien

Attributes

  • Storing: October
  • Picking month: September
  • Pollination group: Pollination group 2
  • Uses: Eating

Discover these similar varieties…

Jargonelle

Pear

Pale yellow flesh is tender and juicy with a musky flavour. A hardy and long lived pear making a majestic tree.

Full Details

Merton Pride

Pear

Large, green fruit turning yellow, with some russet. Creamy white flesh soft, sweet and juicy. Good cropper.

Full Details

Beurre Superfin

Pear

Medium size, mid-green turning yellow with light brown russet patches. Pale yellow flesh has delicious scented flavour.

Full Details

Hellens Early (Perry)

Pear

Heavy crops of round, greenish-yellow fruits. Makes a medium tannin perry of average quality.

Full Details

Follow us on Instagram