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Bellisime d'Hiver

An old French culinary pear considered as one of the best cooking pears.

Origin: France, 1600

Pollination: Bellisime d'Hiver is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Bellisime d'Hiver pear trees produced to special order

We do not stock this variety, but we might be able to produce trees for you through our custom grafting service, depending on the availability of suitable grafting material. Trees can be grafted on any of the following rootstocks:

  • CG-1Bellisime d'Hiver tree custom-grafted on Quince A rootstock (Semi-dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-2Bellisime d'Hiver tree custom-grafted on OHxF87 rootstock (Semi-vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-3Bellisime d'Hiver tree custom-grafted on Pyrus rootstock (Very vigorous)£39.00 each

If you wish to go order please fill in our contact form in the first instance, stating your name, full address, and the rootstock(s) you wish the tree(s) to be grafted on. You will need to contact us before June.

Propagation is carried out in late July / early August, and the grafted trees would be available for supply in December the following year (approximately 14 months later).

Characteristics of Bellisime d'Hiver pear trees

Fruit sizeLarge
Picking timeOct
Season of useNov-Apr
Tree vigourVigorous
Tree habitSpreading
Pollination date16
Pollination groupC
PollinatorsPollination partners