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Belle Guerandais



An excellent old pear variety. Sweet with perfumed flavour.

Origin: France, 1895

Pollination: Belle Guerandais is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Belle Guerandais pear trees for sale

ItemPriceQuantity
Quince C rootstock 1 year Maiden (Dwarfing) £17.50
Quince A rootstock 1 year Maiden (Semi-dwarfing) £17.50
Pyrodwarf rootstock 1 year Maiden (Semi-vigorous) £17.50

Orders placed now will be delivered in the winter planting season.

History and description of Belle Guerandais

Raised by M Dion near Guerande, Loire, France from a Doyenne du Comice seedling and introduced by M Bruant of Poitiers in 1895. Large pyriform slightly irregular shaped fruit. Green mostly smooth skin with some russetting. The white flesh is firm and slightly granular but also juicy and melting. It is sweet with a fragrant perfumed flavour. A high quality dessert pear.

Characteristics of Belle Guerandais pear trees

UseDessert
Colour
Flavour
Fruit sizeLarge
Picking timeLate Sep
Season of useOct
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habit
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Pollination date13
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners
ParentageDoyenne du Comice