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Pear trees
Josephine de Malines

A classic 19th century winter pear with a high quality flavour.
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Growing


Pear trees
Josephine de Malines
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Flowering group4
Pollinating othersAverage
Fruit bearingPartial tip-bearer
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Warm climates
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Using


Pear trees
Josephine de Malines
Picking seasonVery late
Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
CroppingHeavy
Food usesEating fresh
Flavour style (apples)Sweeter
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Problems


Pear trees
Josephine de Malines
Disease resistanceAverage
ScabSome resistance
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Identification


Pear trees
Josephine de Malines
Country of originBelgium
Period of origin1800 - 1849
Fruit colourGreen / Yellow
AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
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