Forelle Pear

Tree Characteristics

Chilling requirement Low
Vigour Strong
Growth habit Upright
Crotch angles Medium
Tree size Medium
Flowering 1st Week September (Elgin, Western Cape)
Full bloom 2nd Week September (Elgin, Western Cape)
Flower shape Rosaceous
Pollen compatibility Self-incompatible
Bearing habit Spurs
Disease susceptibility (Normal sprays) Normal to high


Pollinator Kieffer
Fruit set Good
Blossom or fruit Fruit
Intensity of flowers High

Fruit Characteristics

Harvest date (first pick) 4th week February (Elgin, Western Cape)
Control cultivar -
Production (kg/tree) Medium
Fruit size distribution Medium
Shape Oblong pyriform
Skin colour Green yellow with spots and red blush
Flesh colour Creamy white
Eating quality Sweet
Texture Slightly coarse
Storage ability Good


Released to industry Yes
Fruit type
Selection No -
Usage Fresh
Origin Germany
Owner -
S.A. License SAPO Trust
PBR Granted No Record
Forelle Pear
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