Abate Fetel

Abate Fetel

Tree Characteristics

Chilling requirement Medium
Vigour Strong
Growth habit Spreading
Crotch angles Medium
Tree size Medium
Flowering 2nd week September
Full bloom 3rd week September
Flower shape Rosacious
Pollen compatibility Self incompatible
Bearing habit Spurs
Disease susceptibility (Normal sprays) Normal


Pollinator Forelle, Flamingo
Fruit set Good
Blossom or fruit Fruit
Intensity of flowers High

Fruit Characteristics

Harvest date (first pick) 4th week January
Control cultivar Beurre Bosc
Production (kg/tree) Good
Fruit size distribution Medium
Shape Oblong Pyriform
Skin colour Green/yellow
Flesh colour Cream
Eating quality Good and sweet
Texture Fine
Storage ability Good


Released to industry Yes
Fruit type
Selection No -
Usage Fresh
Origin Italy
Owner -
S.A. License SAPO Trust
PBR Granted -
Abate Fetel

Data from Elgin, Western Cape. Good eating pear with slight blush.

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