Pear - Bergamotte d'Esperen

Bergamotte d'Esperen Pear

Pyrus communis
An old Belgian variety with excellent flavour but requiring a warm location.

Origin: Belgium 1830

Pollination:  Bergamotte d'Esperen is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Pear Trees

Bergamotte d'Esperen 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
Pyrodwarf - Semi-vigorous   1 year Maiden
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History and description of Bergamotte d'Esperen

Raised by Major Esperen at Malines, Belgium c 1830.

Medium sized, uneven bergamotte to round conical shaped fruit. Rough, green skin ripenning to greenish yellow. Patches of brown russet particularly near the stalk. Yellowish white, juicy, melting flesh. Very good perfumed flavour but needing a warm summer to bring out the flavour. Best grown against a south facing wall in the UK.

Main characteristics of Bergamotte d'Esperen

Use Dessert
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Late Oct
Season of use  Mar

Tree vigour  Moderate
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer

Pollination date  26
Pollination group  E
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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