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Pyrus communis 'Duchesse d'Angouleme'
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common name: Pear
brown & green
moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
Dessert pear producing large sweet tasting fruits with green and russet-brown skins. White flowers in spring. Blight-resistant and very hardy.
Moist well drained soil in sun. Performs best in slightly warmer conditions then apples. Also crops a bit earlier, in late summer or early autumn.
Raised from a chance seedling by M. Anedusson, France, 1808.