Pear - Doyenne Georges Boucher

Doyenne Georges Boucher Pear

Pyrus communis
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. Show suitable pollination partners

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Doyenne Georges Boucher Pear Trees for sale - order online

We have now stopped taking orders for the winter 2018/19 planting season. Our 2019/20 list is currently being prepared. It will be available from 1st May when we will start taking orders for delivery next autumn/winter.
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 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.




Main characteristics of Doyenne Georges Boucher

Use Dessert
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Early Sep
Season of use  Sep

Tree vigour  Moderate
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer

Pollination date  19
Pollination group  D
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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