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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

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Tree register

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

Origins

  • Species: Pyrus communis
  • Introduced: 1847
  • Developed by: M. Gregoire
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 4097

Using

  • Flavor style (apples): Sweeter
  • Food uses: Eating fresh

Growing

  • Flowering group: 5

Identification

  • Country of origin: Belgium
  • Period of origin: 1800 - 1849
  • 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
    215
  • The Fruit Manual
    Author: Hogg


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