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Dr Jules Guyot

A heavy cropping early dual purpose pear.

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Pollination: Dr Jules Guyot is partially self-fertile and would produce some crop without a pollinator but would benefit considerably from a pollinator.  Pollination partners

Dr Jules Guyot pear trees produced to order

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

  • CG-1Dr Jules Guyot tree custom-grafted on Quince A rootstock (Semi-dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-2Dr Jules Guyot tree custom-grafted on OHxF87 rootstock (Semi-vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-3Dr Jules Guyot 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).

History and description of Dr Jules Guyot

Raised by Ernest Baltet of Troys, France 1870. Was once widely grown commercially but has now been largely superceded by Williams Bon Chretien.

Medium sized, pyriform slightly bumpy fruit. Smooth, pale green skin ripening to pale yellow. Occasional light orange flush or faint stripes. Small, variable amount of russetting. White, smooth, juicy flesh. Sweet, slightly musky, pleasant but not outstanding flavour.

Moderate upright tree. Reliable, heavy cropper but with some tendency towards bienniel bearing. Partially self-fertile.

Characteristics of Dr Jules Guyot pear trees

UseDual Cul & Des
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeEarly Sep
Season of useSep
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright
Disease resistanceScab - Resistant
Suitable forLate Frost
Pollination date20
Pollination groupD
Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
PollinatorsPollination partners