Fondante d’Automne Pear

Pear

Description: Fondante is a high quality and quite reliable variety, excellent pear for the garden that arrives later in the season. A green turning yellow fruit with a pinkish flush with mottled brown russet. Flesh is white, green tinged beneath the skin. A fine, melting juicy texture with delicious flavours. For the best tasting fruits, pick them just before they're ready and leave them to ripen in a bowl.

History: Raised in France in 1825 by M. Fievee at Maubeauge.

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

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

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