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Alliance Franc-Russe

Dessert pear

Pyrus communis L.

Raised by horticulturist F. Robitaille, Lille, France from seed of Duchesse d

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Duchesse d'Angouleme x Unknown

Accession No.
1951 - 108

Accession name
Alliance Franco-Russe
Flowering time  ›››
19th April10% flowering
25th AprilFull (80%) flowering
5th May90% petal fall
medium 1
ovoid 1
Ground Colour
green-yellow 1
Over Colour
none 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
very high (76-100%) 1
Flesh Colour
white/yellow 1
169.00 g 1
Stalk Angle
straight/oblique 1
Stalk Curve
weak-medium 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.