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Pear (Pyrus) Moonglow
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Moonglow

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

Uses for this variety

Pear Bite Eating

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 3 Flowering group 3
Picking month Late August Picking month Late August
Stores until September Stores until September