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Fondante d'Automne pear

A late-season fondant pear, named for its sugary sweet aromatic flesh.

Fondante d'Automne identification photos

  • Fondante d'Automne pear
    Copyright: Orange Pippin

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United Kingdom


  • Species: Pyrus communis
  • Originates from: France
  • Introduced: 1825
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 2583
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1973-330


  • Flowering period: Mid-Late season
  • Flowering group: 4
  • Fertility: Self-sterile


  • Canker  - Some resistance
  • Scab  - Some resistance

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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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