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Clara Frijs

Dessert pear

Pyrus communis L.

An old variety originating from Denmark. First described by J.A. Bentzien in the Danish Garden Journal in 1858. Fruits have very juicy, sweet flesh with a good flavour.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1958 - 019

Accession name
Clara Frijs
Flowering time  ›››
22nd April10% flowering
27th AprilFull (80%) flowering
5th May90% petal fall
medium 1
conical 1
Ground Colour
yellow 1
Over Colour
none 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
absent/low (0-25%) 1
Flesh Colour
white 1
130.00 g 1
Stalk Angle
straight/oblique 1
Stalk Curve
absent 1
Stalk Thickness
medium 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.