Moonglow Pear

Pear

Parentage: Roi Charles de Wurtemburg x Michigan 437

Description: Moonglow is a high-quality mid-season variety that produces bright lemon skinned fruits when ripe that are quite large. The flesh is soft juicy, has a sweet flavour and is lightly perfumed. Similar to Williams’ Bon Chrétien, but with a finer flavour and texture.

History: Originates from the USA where it was developed at the Department of Agriculture in 1960.

Pollination Partners: Pear Conference Pear Doyenne du Comice Pear Fondante d'Automne Pear Glou Morceau Pear Josephine de Malines Pear Louise Bonne of Jersey Pear Moonglow Pear Winter Nelis

Attributes

  • Pollination group: Pollination group 3
  • Storing: September
  • Picking month: August
  • Uses: Eating

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