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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 we can produce trees for you through our custom grafting service. Trees can be grafted on any of the following rootstocks:

  • CG-1Doyenne Blanc tree custom-grafted on Quince A rootstock (Semi-dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-2Doyenne Blanc tree custom-grafted on OHxF87 rootstock (Semi-vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-3Doyenne Blanc tree custom-grafted on Pyrus rootstock (Very vigorous)£39.00 each

If you wish to go order please fill in our contact form in the first instance, stating your name, full address, and the rootstock(s) you wish the tree(s) to be grafted on. You will need to contact us before June.

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).

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

Fruit sizeLarge
Picking timeLate Sep
Season of useOct
Tree vigourVigorous
Tree habit
Pollination date25
Pollination groupE
PollinatorsPollination partners