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Baronne de Mello pear

A beautiful golden brown russet pear, and one of the most popular of the numerous pears developed by Belgian pear enthusiast Van Mons. It ripens late and needs a good climate for best results.

Baronne de Mello identification photos

UK National Fruit Collection
UK National Fruit Collection
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  • Species: Pyrus communis
  • Originates from: Belgium
  • Introduced: 1830s
  • Developed by: M. Van Mons
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 2604
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 2001-026


  • Fruit size: Medium


  • Flowering group: 3
  • Period of origin: 1800 - 1849

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.


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

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