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Autumn Nelis pear

An English pear, with juicy buttery melting flesh. Ripens late-season, but does not keep. The tree is hardy and heavy-cropping. The leaves turn an attractive dark red in the fall.

USDA identification images for Autumn Nelis

The identification paintings in the USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection span the years 1886 to 1942.


    Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705.

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    Origins

    • Species: Pyrus communis
    • Introduced: 1852
    • Developed by: F.J.Graham

    Growing

    • Flowering group: 4

    Identification

    • Country of origin: United Kingdom
    • Period of origin: 1850 - 1899
    • Fruit size: Small
    • Fruit size: Average

    Where to buy fresh fruit

    No orchards have registered as growing this variety. If you grow this and want to register please go to our Orchard Registration form.



    References

    • The Book of Pears (2015)
      Author: Morgan
      196
    • The Fruit Manual
      Author: Hogg

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