The fruit should be harvested in late October or early November and stored for eating November, December and January. First class fruits have been enjoyed even as late as March. To enjoy the fruits at their best, eat while they are still yellow and before they turn red. The fruits are medium sized and dark green with a slight dark brown russet. Sweet and delicately perfumed flesh that is very juicy. A heavy cropping variety that makes only moderate growth. An excellent winter pear with blossom that has frost tolerance, so is ideal for the north. Pollinators include: Doyenne du Comice, Improved Fertility, Onward, Concorde etc.