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Concorde

Dessert pear

Pyrus communis L.

Raised in 1977 at East Malling Research Station, Maidstone, Kent. Similar to Conference but fruits have a better skin finish with less russet. Fruits have a sweet, aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material in the National Fruit Collection not currently available.
Parentage:
Doyenne du Comice x Conference

Accession No.
1986 - 021

Accession name
Concorde
Flowering time  ›››
14th April10% flowering
17th AprilFull (80%) flowering
28th April90% petal fall
Size
medium-large 1
Shape
pyriform/flask 1
Ground Colour
yellow 1
Over Colour
pink 1
Over Colour Amount
low-medium 1
Russet
low/medium (1-50%) 1
Flesh Colour
white/cream 1
Weight
173.00 g 1
Stalk Angle
straight/oblique 1
Stalk Curve
very weak 1
Stalk Thickness
medium 1
Stalk Length
medium-long 1
Eye Aperture
open 1
Stalk Length
medium-long mm 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.