All about apples, pears, plums, and cherries - and orchards where they are grown

Doctor Lentier pear


A high quality Belgian dessert late season pear, from the early 19th century. It has the characteristic melting sweet rich flesh so typical of Belgian pears from this era.


Doctor Lentier identification photos

  • Doctor Lentier pear
    Copyright: Orange Pippin

Visitor reviews


Tree register

We don't have any registered trees for this variety yet.

Origins

  • Species: Pyrus communis
  • Originates from: Jodoigne, Belgium
  • Introduced: 1847
  • Developed by: M. Gregoire
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 4097
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1948-090

Identification

  • Fruit size: Medium
  • Fruit size: Small

Using

  • Uses: Eat fresh
  • Flavour style: Sweeter

Growing

  • Flowering group: 5
  • 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.



References

  • The Book of Pears (2015)
    Author: Morgan
    215
  • The Fruit Manual
    Author: Hogg


©2019 Orange Pippin Ltd. All rights reserved.

You may not reproduce any of the content of this website without our express permission.
We do not accept any liability for loss or damage incurred as a result of any errors in the content of this website.