Pear - Precoce de Trevoux

Precoce de Trevoux Pear

Pyrus communis
On of the finest flavoured early pears but best grown in a sheltered location free from spring frosts.

Origin: France 1862

Pollination:  Precoce de Trevoux is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Pear Trees

Precoce de Trevoux Pear Trees for sale - order online

Please select the rootstock, age and tree form available items in the table below. The choice of rootstock is important as it determines the size to which the tree will grow when mature. Trees are available either as maidens which are untrained one year old trees or two year old trees already trained in a particular form. Reduced price trees when available are smaller one year old trees or two year old trees which have less well developed heads than our regular trees but are otherwise perfectly good healthy trees offered at a lower price. Trees are supplied bare root during the planting season from late November to early March. Further information is available below.

Rootstock / Vigour / Age / Form
Quince A - Semi-dwarfing   1 year Maiden
Pyrodwarf - Semi-vigorous   1 year Maiden
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History and description of Precoce de Trevoux

An old French variety first recorded in 1862.

Medium sized, pyriform or conical fruit. Smooth, yellow skin with a bright red flush and streaks of russet. White, smooth, juicy flesh. Excellent, sweet, rich, musky flavour.

Relatively weak growing tree. Very early flowering susceptible to spring frosts and consequently erratic cropping.

Main characteristics of Precoce de Trevoux

Use Dessert
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Aug
Season of use  Sep

Tree vigour  Small
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Cropping Erratic
Disease resistance  Scab: Resistant

Pollination date  11
Pollination group  B
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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