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Durondeau pear

An attractive late-season blushed pear, often with red-colored leaves in the fall.

Durondeau identification images

USDA identification images for Durondeau

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

    Using

    • Picking season: Late
    • Cropping: Good
    • Keeping (of fruit): 2-3 weeks
    • Food uses: Eating fresh

    Growing

    • Attractive features: Attractive fruit
    • Attractive features: Autumn foliage colour
    • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Ploidy: Diploid
    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Bearing regularity: Regular

    Climate

    • Summer average maximum temperatures: Cool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
    • Summer average maximum temperatures: Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)

    Identification

    • Country of origin: Belgium
    • Period of origin: 1800 - 1849
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour: Green
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Orange / Red
    • Fruit colour: Yellow / Orange

    Where to buy fresh fruit

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    References

    • Fruit Expert
      Author: Hessayon
    • The Book of Pears (2015)
      Author: Morgan
      218
    • The Fruit Manual
      Author: Hogg

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