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Nouveau Poiteau



A reliable heavy cropping variety with good but not outstanding flavour.

Origin: Belgium, 1827

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

Nouveau Poiteau 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 Nouveau Poiteau

Raised by Van Mons at Louvain, Belgium 1827. Named after the pomologist Poiteau.

Large, oval pyriform fruit. Rough, greenish yellow skin covered with a brownish russet. White, juicy, melting flesh. Good rich flavour.

Moderately vigorous tree. Reliable heavy cropper. Useful garden variety.

Characteristics of Nouveau Poiteau pear trees

UseDessert
Colour
Flavour
Fruit sizeLarge
Picking timeOct
Season of useNov
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habit
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingHeavy
Disease resistanceScab - Resistant
Pollination date23
Pollination groupE
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners