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Pear trees
Louise Bonne of Jersey

An attractive red-flushed French pear variety with sweet melting flesh.
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Growing


Pear trees
Louise Bonne of Jersey
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Flowering group2
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingPartial tip-bearer
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Using


Pear trees
Louise Bonne of Jersey
Picking seasonMid
CroppingHeavy
Keeping1 week
Useful forEating fresh
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Problems


Pear trees
Louise Bonne of Jersey
ScabSome resistance
FireblightSome resistance
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Climate


Pear trees
Louise Bonne of Jersey
Climate typeTemperate climates
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
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Identification


Pear trees
Louise Bonne of Jersey
Country of originFrance
Period of origin1750 - 1799
Fruit colourOrange flush
AwardsRHS AGM (former)
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