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Pear (Pyrus) Fondante d'Automne

Fondante d'Automne

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

Uses for this variety

Pear Bite Eating

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 3 Flowering group 3
Picking month Mid September Picking month Mid September
Stores until October Stores until October