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Abbe Fetel

Dessert pear

Pyrus communis L.

Raised in about 1869 by Fetel in France. Introduced in 1874. Fruits have white, tender, melting juicy flesh with a very sweet, scented flavour.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1951 - 105

Accession name
Abbe Fetel
Flowering time  ›››
20th April10% flowering
25th AprilFull (80%) flowering
4th May90% petal fall
small-medium 1
flask 1
Ground Colour
yellow 1
Over Colour
none 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
high (51-75%) 1
Flesh Colour
white 1
133.00 g 1
Stalk Angle
oblique 1
Stalk Curve
very weak 1
Stalk Thickness
medium-thick 1
Stalk Length
medium-long 1
Eye Aperture
open 1
Stalk Length
medium-long mm 1

1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.