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Fruit tree comparison - Glou Morceau
Pear trees

Glou Morceau

A traditional 18th century Belgian pear with a notably rich sweet flavour.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill?Average
CroppingHeavy
Fertility?Not self-fertile
Flowering group?2
Pollinating others?Good
Ploidy?Diploid
Vigour?Slightly large
Bearing regularity?Regular
Fruit persistence?Ripens over a period

Using

Picking season?Late
Use / keeping?2-3 weeks
Flavour quality?Very good
Flavour styleSweeter

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Identification

Country of originBelgium
Period of origin1750 - 1799
Fruit colourGreen / Yellow
Blossom colourWhite
Leaf colourGreen