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Doyenne Blanc



Origin: Italy, 1600

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

Doyenne Blanc pear trees produced to order

We do not stock this variety, but it is available through our custom bud-grafting service.

Propagation is carried out in late July / early August, and the grafted trees would be available for supply in December the following year (approximately 14 months later). You can choose the number of trees and the rootstock(s) you want the trees grafted on.

Read more about our Grafting service here.

If you wish to order a grafted tree of this variety please fill in our contact form in the first instance.

History and description of Doyenne Blanc

A very old variety first recorded in 17th Century. Origins not known but possibly Italian.

Large bergamotte shaped fruit. Pale green skin ripening to pale yellow. White, juicy flesh. Good flavour.

Vigorous tree. Fairly good cropping. Requires a warm location and a good summer for proper ripening.

Characteristics of Doyenne Blanc pear trees

UseDessert
Colour
Flavour
Fruit sizeLarge
Picking timeLate Sep
Season of useOct
Tree vigourVigorous
Tree habit
Fruit-bearing
Cropping
Pollination date25
Pollination groupE
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners