Keepers NurseryThe UK's largest range of Fruit Trees
Tel. 01622 326465
A good late dessert pear but requiring a warm location.
Origin: France, 1845
Pollination: Passe Crassane is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.
History and description of Passe Crassane
Raised by Boisbunel, Rouen, France 1845. Grown commercially to some extent in France and Italy.
Large, uneven round to oval shaped fruit. Rough, pale greenish yellow skin. Slight orange flush and variable amount of rough brown russet. Creamy white, slightly granular, juicy flesh. Good flavour with a touch of acidity and a hint of aniseed. Requires a warm location and a good summer to ripen well. Should be picked a s late as possible.