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…

Doyenne du Comice

Pear

Pale green turning yellow. Occasional red flush. Pale yellow flesh, rich juicy flavour. Superb eating quality.

Full Details

Josephine de Malines

Pear

A small conical, greenish yellow variety of delicious flavour with a dark red flush. Sweet and juicy.

Full Details

Winter Nelis

Pear

Pale green turning yellowish-green, almost covered by russet. Greenish-white flesh is juicy and sweet.

Full Details

Emile D`Heyst

Pear

Light green turning yellowish-green. Some solid/mottled area of russet. Moderately juicy, sweet subacid flavour.

Full Details

Follow us on Instagram