BELLE LUCRATIVE (Fontante d'Automne) Belgium 1825

$36.95

The Belle Lucrative is particularly well suited for the home orchard. Small, greenish, yellow fruit with small russet dots. The flesh of Belle Lucrative and flavor are nearly perfect with a hint of butterscotch. Precocious tree is disease resistant with above average hardiness.



Certified Organic Pear Tree

CCOF Almost all of our apple trees (exception noted) and few other select fruit trees and berries grown by Trees of Antiquity are USDA Organic, certified by California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF). Our growing methods restore, maintain and enhance ecological harmony by avoiding the use of synthetic fertilizers, pesticides and genetic modification (GMO).

Growing Considerations for Belle Lucrative Pear

Bloom: Midseason

USDA Zone: 5,6,7,8,9,

Pollination: Select another midseason bloom pear variety

Fruit Storage: Good

Mature Size: 12-15 ft. summer prune to maintain 8 ft. tree

Recommended Spacing: 12-15 ft. summer pruned 8 ft.spacing

Ripens: Midseason

Uses: Fresh eating,dessert

Rootstock: Semi-dwarf Quince

Water Requirement: 8-15 gallons per week May through Sept.

Years to bear: 2-4 years

Shape when shipped: Feathered (prominent side branching)

*Size supplied when shipped: 1/2 to 5/8  inch caliper (width around trunk) 3-5 ft. in field (trimmed to 4 to 5 ft. when shipped)

*As noted by University of California Scientists and other qualified professionals the most successful trees often have caliper from 1/2" to 5/8" and usually establish faster than smaller and larger planting stock.

Note on Shipping:

Our pear trees are delivered to you bareroot during their winter dormancy from January through May depending on USDA zone. Trees are shipped with your invoice and helpful planting directions.  There is no minimum quantity required but shipping rate for an individual tree is expensive so you'll find it's cost effective to consider a handful of trees,vines or our helpful Tree Starter Kits.


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