Pear > PASSACRASSANA

Description

Origin: France, uncertain parentage. Known since 1885.
Tree: medium-high vigour and excellent affinity with quince, very high and consistent productivity; requires
strong pruning.
Fruit: very large size, apple- or teardrop- shaped; thick yellowish green skin, firm grainy texture, sweet
aromatic, can be stored cold until February.
Overall: still of interest for productivity, fruit size, flavour, suitable for processing, grown in northern
Italy. Very sensitive to bacterial fireblight.
Synonyms: Edel Crassane, Passe Crassane Boisbunel.