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Fondante d'Automne

Fondante d'Automne
Pyrus communis

Fondante d'Automne pear trees for sale

  • 1-year maiden bare-root tree 33.45
    Pyrodwarf rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)
    Out of stock
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History

Fondante d'Automne is known to have existed in France in 1825 and is probably somewhat older. It is typical of a number of pear varieties from this era which are named "fondante" and are characterised by their particularly sweet rich flavours.

Fondante d'Automne characteristics

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group4
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • PloidyDiploid
  • Bearing regularityRegular
  • Picking seasonLate
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping2-3 weeks
  • Useful forEating fresh
  • CankerSome resistance
  • ScabSome resistance
  • Climate typeTemperate climatesWarm climates
  • Summer average maximum temperaturesWarm (25-30C / 76-85F)
  • Country of originFrance
  • Period of origin1800 - 1849