Pear - Belle Julie

Belle Julie Pear

Pyrus communis
A heavy cropping pear with sweet juicy well flavoured fruit.

Origin: Belgium 1842

Pollination:  Belle Julie is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Pear Trees

Belle Julie 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
Pyrodwarf - Semi-vigorous   1 year Maiden *Reduced Price*
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Pyrodwarf - Semi-vigorous   2 years Half Standard *Reduced Price*
Pyrodwarf - Semi-vigorous   2 years Standard *Reduced Price*

History and description of Belle Julie

Raised by Dr Van Mons in Belgium who named it after his granddaugter Julie. First fruited in 1842.

Medium sized conical fruit. The green skin is rather thick and almost entirely covered with a rough brownish russet. The cream coloured flesh is tender, juicy and very sweet. Good, slightly perfumed flavour. Generally a heavy cropping variety.

Main characteristics of Belle Julie

Use Dessert
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Early Oct
Season of use  Oct-Nov

Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Cropping Good

Pollination date  21
Pollination group  D
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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