Large-fruited winter pear with an attractive appearance, excellent taste and resistance to disease and frost. Especially suitable for hobby gardeners because it reliably bears high-quality fruits even under extensive growing conditions. An unpretentious and adaptable variety.
Origin: Ukraine, breeder V.I. Sajko, 1981
Crossing: Abbate Fetel x Doyenné du Comice
Vigour: strong, compact, canopy broad-pyramidal, moderately dense
Blossom: the flowering period is medium early, the flowers and young fruits are relatively resistant to late spring frosts. Cross-pollinate variety, for pollination needs another pear blooming at the same time.
Fruits: large, average weight 200 - 250 g, pear-shaped to broad-pear-shaped. Peel thin but firm, greenish-yellow in harwest maturity, light yellow with orange-red blush on the sunny side in consumption maturity.
Pulp: white to creamy white, firm, buttery, tender, moderately juicy
Taste: excellent sweet and sour, melting, highly valued
Harvest season: harwest maturity at the end of September, consumption maturity from late November to early December
Storage: in the refrigerator until March
Yield: high and regular even under poor growing conditions. Early yield onset, already in the 3rd - 4th 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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