Pear > COSCIA

Description

Origin: central Italy, of uncertain parentage, known since 1800.
Tree: high vigour and good affinity with quince, susceptible to scab, of average entrance into production,
high and consistent yield.
Fruit: medium size, elongated pearshape, bright yellow skin without russetting, slight pink blush on sunexposed side, white fine-textured juicy flesh with excellent flavour.
Overall: of interest for yield, flavour, storage potential, suitable for growing in southern areas.

Synonyms: Coscia di Firenze, S. Cristoforo, Ercolini.