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Clapp's Favourite

Dessert pear

Pyrus communis L.

Raised by Thaddeus Clapp of Dorchester, Massachusset, USA. Fruits have white, juicy flesh with a sweet flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Sports:
Large Clapps
Starkrimson

Accession No.
1975 - 319

Accession name
Clapp's Favourite
Flowering time  ›››
23rd April10% flowering
27th AprilFull (80%) flowering
6th May90% petal fall
Size
medium-large 1
Shape
conical/pyriform 1
Ground Colour
yellow 1
Over Colour
orange/red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Russet
absent/low (0-25%) 1
Flesh Colour
white 1
Weight
178.00 g 1
Stalk Angle
straight/oblique 1
Stalk Curve
absent/very weak 1
Stalk Thickness
medium-thick 1
Stalk Length
medium 1
Eye Aperture
open 1
Stalk Length
medium mm 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.