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Frangipane pear

An old late-season French dessert pear, with a melting sweet flavor allegedly reminscent of frangipane.

Frangipane identification photos

UK National Fruit Collection
UK National Fruit Collection
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  • Frangipane pear
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  • Species: Pyrus communis
  • Originates from: France
  • Introduced: mid 1700s
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 4151
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1972-010


  • Fruit size: Medium
  • Fruit size: Large


  • Flowering group: 6
  • Period of origin: 1750 - 1799

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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