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Doyenne Georges Boucher



An very good old French pear with crisp juicy sweet flesh.

Origin: France, 1894

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

Doyenne Georges Boucher 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 Georges Boucher tree custom-grafted on Quince A rootstock (Semi-dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-2Doyenne Georges Boucher tree custom-grafted on OHxF87 rootstock (Semi-vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-3Doyenne Georges Boucher 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 Georges Boucher

Doyenne Georges Boucher pear was raised in France by M Pinguet-Guindon and named after Georges Boucher, the Parisian horticulturist. It first fruited in 1894. It was highly regarded and received three gold medals in France. The fruit is medium sized, conical in shape and the green skin is largely covered in a golden brown russet. It has white, very juicy flesh, firm flesh with a good sweet flavour.

Characteristics of Doyenne Georges Boucher pear trees

UseDessert
Colour
Flavour
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeEarly Sep
Season of useSep
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habit
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Pollination date19
Pollination groupD
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners