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Alexandre Lambre

Dessert pear

Pyrus communis L.

Raised by Van Mons in Belgium and first fruited in 1844. Named by M. Bivort in honour of his grandfather, an amateur arboriculturist. Fruits have white, melting flesh with a sweet, perfumed flavour.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1935 - 051

Accession name
Alexandre Lambre
Flowering time  ›››
20th April10% flowering
26th AprilFull (80%) flowering
7th May90% petal fall
small-medium 1
conical 1
Ground Colour
yellow 1
Over Colour
none 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
high (51-75%) 1
Flesh Colour
white 1
136.00 g 1
Stalk Angle
straight/oblique 1
Stalk Curve
absent/very weak 1
Stalk Thickness
medium 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.