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Pear trees
Catillac

A very old French culinary pear, dating back to the reign of Louis XIV.
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Growing


Pear trees
Catillac
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Flowering group3
Pollinating othersAverage
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Warm climates
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Using


Pear trees
Catillac
Picking seasonLate
Keeping (of fruit)3 months or more
CroppingHeavy
Food usesCulinary
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Problems


Pear trees
Catillac
Disease resistanceGood
ScabVery resistant
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Identification


Pear trees
Catillac
Country of originFrance
Period of origin1600 - 1649
Fruit colourYellow / Red
Fruit sizeLarge
AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
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