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Conference

Dessert pear

Pyrus communis L.

Raised by Rivers Nursery, Sawbridgeworth. Exhibited at the National British Pear Conference after which it was named. Awarded a First Class Certificate from The Royal Horticultural Society in 1885. Fruits have pale yellow flesh with a slight pink tinge.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Léon Leclerc de Laval x Unknown
Mother to:
Condo
Father to:
Bristol Cross
Cheltenham Cross
Concorde

Accession No.
1973 - 199

Accession name
Conference (EMLA)
Flowering time  ›››
18th April10% flowering
23rd AprilFull (80%) flowering
1st May90% petal fall
Size
large 1
Shape
pyriform/flask 1
Ground Colour
yellow 1
Over Colour
none 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Russet
medium (26-50%) 1
Flesh Colour
yellow/pink 1
Weight
207.00 g 1
Stalk Angle
oblique 1
Stalk Curve
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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.

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