Beurre Bosc Pear (semi-dwarf)
A seedling pear found by Dr Van Mons, growing in the garden of M. Swates at Linkebeeke, France. It was named after M. Bosc, the Director of the Jardin des Plantes, at Paris. Fruits have yellowish, tender, juicy flesh with a perfumed flavour. A rough-skinned, russeted classic shaped pear. Sweet, juicy and firm, holding together well when cooked. Vigorous and productive variety, keeps well and will finish ripening after picking. Mid- to late season.
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- Pollination Group: another European pear
- Size: to approx. 3 metres tall when mature
- Uses: Eating, cooking, perry
- Harvest: March-April