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Precoce de Trevoux

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.  Pollination partners

Precoce de Trevoux 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-1Precoce de Trevoux tree custom-grafted on Quince A rootstock (Semi-dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-2Precoce de Trevoux tree custom-grafted on OHxF87 rootstock (Semi-vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-3Precoce de Trevoux 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 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.

Characteristics of Precoce de Trevoux pear trees

Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeAug
Season of useSep
Tree vigourSmall
Tree habit
Disease resistanceScab - Resistant
Pollination date11
Pollination groupB
Incompatibility group1
PollinatorsPollination partners