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Pear trees
Doyenne du Comice

Doyenne du Comice is arguably the best flavoured of all pears.
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Growing


Pear trees
Doyenne du Comice
Gardening skillExperienced
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Flowering group4
Pollinating othersPoor
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Warm climates
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Using


Pear trees
Doyenne du Comice
Picking seasonLate
Keeping (of fruit)2-3 weeks
CroppingLight
Food usesEating fresh
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Problems


Pear trees
Doyenne du Comice
Disease resistanceAverage
ScabSome susceptibility
MildewSome susceptibility
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Identification


Pear trees
Doyenne du Comice
Country of originFrance
Period of origin1850 - 1899
Fruit colourGreen - light
Fruit sizeLarge
AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
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