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Fondante d'Automne



A good garden variety with sweet musky flavour.

Origin: France, 1825

Pollination: Fondante d'Automne is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Fondante d'Automne pear trees for sale

1-year maiden trees

These are the most versatile choice for home orchards, community fruit tree projects, and for training on in any form you require.

FormRootstockPriceQuantity
MaidenQuince CDwarfing £24.50
MaidenQuince ASemi-dwarfing £24.50
MaidenOHxF87Semi-vigorous £24.50

Orders placed now will be delivered in the winter planting season.

History and description of Fondante d'Automne

An old Flemish variety raised by Fievee at Maubeuge, France before 1825.

Medium sized, bergamotte shaped fruit. Slightly rough green skin turning yellow when ripe. Occasionally faint pink blush. Patches of brown russet over most of the surface. White, melting flesh. Sweet with an excellent musky flavour.

Small, spreading tree. Reliable, precocious, good to heavy cropper. Attractive red autumn foliage.

Characteristics of Fondante d'Automne pear trees

UseDessert
Colour
Flavour
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeSep
Season of useSep-Oct
Tree vigourSmall
Tree habitSpreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingGood
Pollination date20
Pollination groupD
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
Incompatibility group1
PollinatorsPollination partners