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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


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


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

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Country of origin Belgium
Period of origin 1750 - 1799
Fruit colour Green / Yellow
Blossom colour White
Leaf colour Green