A culinary pear that is picked in October for using from February to April. Large fruits with a hard flesh that cooks to perfection. Very heavy cropping, with, sturdy, vigorous growth. Beautiful in flower and very hardy. A triploid variety, so needs two other varieties for pollination. Ideal pollinators are: Beth, Clapps Favourite, Gorham, Doyenne du Comice and Onward. There me many more varieties available in small quantities. just some of these are listed after the prices. However, your choice will normally come from those listed above.