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Alexandrina Bivort

Dessert pear

Pyrus communis L.

Raised by M. Bivort, Haelen, Belgium, and dedicated to his wife. First brought to notice in 1847. Fruits have melting, juicy flesh with a sweet and perfumed flavour.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1976 - 177

Accession name
Alexandrina Bivort
Flowering time  ›››
16th April10% flowering
21st AprilFull (80%) flowering
1st May90% petal fall
medium 1
conical 1
Ground Colour
green-yellow/yellow 1
Over Colour
orange-red 1
Over Colour Amount
low 1
low (1-25%) 1
Flesh Colour
cream 1
113.00 g 1
Stalk Angle
straight/oblique 1
Stalk Curve
medium 1
Stalk Thickness
medium-thick 1
Stalk Length
medium 1
Eye Aperture
open 1
Stalk Length
medium mm 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.