Large-fruited, high-yielding winter pear with a very good shelf life, fruit quality and resistance to diseases and frost. Among Ukrainian varieties is the leader in productivity. Due to its many positive properties, it is very popular not only with gardeners, but also with fruit growers.
Origin: Crimean testing and breeding fruit station Ukraine, breeder R.D. Babina, A.F. Mileshko, V.A. Yakimov
Crossing: Doctor Til x Dekanka Zimnaya
Vigour: weak to moderate, canopy shape initially pyramidal, later broad pyramidal
Blossom: late, partially self-fertile, for better pollination need another pear blooming at the same time. The flowers and young fruits are relatively resistant to late spring frosts.
Fruits: very large, average weight 240 g, some huge up to 420 g, regularly pear-shaped. Peel smooth, thin but firm, dry, yellow-green in harwest maturity, golden-yellow with bright purple-red blush on the sunny side in consumption maturity. Very nice, attractive market fruits.
Pulp: creamy white, juicy, buttery, with a pleasantly distinctive pear aroma
Taste: excellent sweet and sour
Harvest season: harwest maturity at the beginning of October, consumption maturity from December
Storage: in the cellar until March and in the refrigerator until May
Yield: high and regular. Early yield onset, already in the 3rd year after planting.
Frost resistance: very good
Disease resistance: good resistance to fire blight (Erwinia amylovora), scab (Venturia pyrina) and pear rust (Gymnosporangium sabinae). Suitable for organic or no-spray culture.
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