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An excellent dessert pear but requiring warm conditions for best flavour.
Origin: Belgium, 1750
Pollination: Glou Morceau is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.
History and description of Glou Morceau
Glou Morceau pear was raised by Abbe Hardenpont of Mons, Belgium c 1750. Introduced to the UK in
Medium to large, oval to pyriform shaped fruit. Smooth, greenish yellow skin with very little
russetting. White, juicy, smooth flesh. Very sweet, rich flavour but requiring warm conditions to
develop fully. Fruit hangs well on the tree and is best left to ripen on the tree for as long as
Spreading tree of moderate vigour. Reliable, heavy cropper which may need thinning in some years.
Best grown in a warm sheltered garden or on a south facing wall.