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Fruit tree comparison - Winter Nelis
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Winter Nelis

A late-season dessert pear from Belgium, with an excellent sweet flavour.  Remove this variety from the comparison


Gardening skill? Some needed
Cropping Heavy
Fertility? Not self-fertile
Flowering group? 4
Pollinating others? Average
Ploidy? Diploid
Vigour? Weak growing
Bearing regularity? Regular
Fruit persistence? Normal ripening


Picking season? Late
Use / keeping? 1-2 months
Flavour quality? Very good
Flavour style Sweeter

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Overall disease resistance? Poor


Country of origin Belgium
Period of origin 1800 - 1849
Fruit colour Green / Yellow
Blossom colour White
Leaf colour Green