Rosemarie Selection (Roselyn)

Rosemarie Pear

Tree Characteristics

Chilling requirement Medium to High (600 – 800 RCU)
Vigour Moderate to Strong
Growth habit Semi Spreading
Crotch angles Medium
Tree size Medium
Flowering 1st week October (Grabouw, Western Cape)
Full bloom 2nd week October (Grabouw, Western Cape)
Flower shape Rosaceous
Pollen compatibility Self-Incompatible
Bearing habit Shoots
Disease susceptibility (Normal sprays) Normal to High


Pollinator Bon Chretien
Fruit set Good
Blossom or fruit Fruit
Intensity of flowers High

Fruit Characteristics

Harvest date (first pick) 4th Week January (Grabouw, Western Cape)
Control cultivar Beurre Bosc
Production (kg/tree) Good (>55ton/ha)
Fruit size distribution Medium (65mm like a Rosemarie)
Shape Balanced
Skin colour Green Yellow with Red Blush
Flesh colour White
Eating quality At Harvest: Excellent, 15Brix
Texture Medium
Storage ability Very Good


Released to industry No
Fruit type
Selection No FV Selection
Usage Fresh
Origin Grabouw
Owner -
S.A. License SAPO Trust
PBR Granted Pending
Rosemarie Pear

Rosemarie with better blush. Very good flavour and taste.

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