Anjou

Beurré d’Anjou

Family:
Rosaceae – Rose family
Species:
Pyrus communis

Origin

It is ambiguous; they probably originated as a chance seedling.

Fruit

A medium sized, ovoid shaped pear that has a short branch with a dark green or intensively red skin, which can easily be brought about with lots of sun exposure.

Flavour

It is sweetly, juicy and pleasantly spicy.

Maturity

They are ready in October.

Storage

The fruit fares very well in storage: They can be kept in CA storage from October to June of the subsequent year.