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Bergamotte d'Automne Pear

Pyrus communis
One of the oldest pears in existance possibly dating from Roman times.

Origin: France

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

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Bergamotte d'Automne Pear Trees for sale - order online

We currently produce this variety to order only through our bud-grafting service. You cannot order on line. If you wish to order please contact us using the messaging facility on the contact us page. Let us have your name, postal address, telephone and email address as well as which variety you would like us to produce, how many and on what rootstock. Bud-grafting is carried out in late July and early August. The trees would be supplied approximately 18 months later. We normally need to have received orders by the beginning of July. Please click here for full details of our bud-grafting service.

History and description of Bergamotte d'Automne

Origins are uncertain. One of the oldest pear varieties still in existance. It was known in the Middle Ages and may date back to Roman times.

Small, flat to round apple shaped fruit. Rarely bergamotte shape despite its name. Rough, greenish yellow skin, usually with a red flush. Heavy golden or brown russetting. White melting, quite juicy flesh. Rich aromatic flavour.

Compact tree. Regular cropper.

Main characteristics of Bergamotte d'Automne

Use Dessert
Fruit size  Small
Picking time  Sep
Season of use  Sep-Oct

Tree vigour  Small
Tree habit  Upright
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Cropping Good

Pollination date  18
Pollination group  D
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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