Emile D`Heyst Pear

Pear

Description: Emile D Heyst is one of the most reliable pears cropping heavy light green, medium size fruits that turn to yellowish green. Some solid and some mottled areas of russet. The flesh is green under the skin turning yellow in the centre and has a moderately juicy, sweet subacid flavour. Can be grown successfully in the North of England and Scotland.

History: Raised in Belgium in 1847 by Major Esperen at Malines. Named after M. Emile D Heyst of Heyst-op-den-Berg.

Pollination Partners: Pear Beth Pear Conference Pear Louise Bonne of Jersey Pear Moonglow Pear Packham's Triumph Pear Williams Bon Chretien

Attributes

  • Uses: Eating
  • Picking month: October
  • Pollination group: Pollination group 2
  • Storing: November
  • Any UK district

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