N. Liar in 1808, the Bonaparte pear was bred in Belgium.
Now the Bonaparte pear variety is widespread throughout the Krasnodar Territory, the Caucasus, and the republics of Asia.
Pear Bonaparte: variety description and characteristics
The tree is undersized, which is why it is called Bonaparte. The skeletal branches are wide, the upper ones are located at an angle of thirty degrees, the lower ones at forty. The bark is dark brown.
Shoots are usually gray-brown in color, with sharp little buds, which are very large in size.
Leaves are wide, extended upward. In color, they are painted in a rich green color, in texture they are fleshy, glossy.
There is a serration. Due to the fact that it is rare, notches are clearly visible.
The Bonaparte pear variety blooms profusely with large flowers with oval-shaped petals. The flowering itself is late and protracted. But thanks to this uniqueness, even in a cold spring there can be a good ovary.
The fruits are large enough. When picked or picked early, the skin is gray-green in color, but if you wait a little, it will acquire a rich green hue with a blush on the barrels. There are points, but they are small.
The cup has a closed shape. The sepals are short, and the saucer is small.
The peduncle of this variety has a bell. She is plump and short. The funnel is either small or absent. And the heart resembles an onion in its appearance.
Bonaparte pear seeds are large enough, light.
The pulp melts in the mouth, and the sourness gives a unique aftertaste.
Features of the variety
Bonaparte pears are usually removed from the tenth to the twentieth September. But pears can lie until the end of November.
The fruits can be transported, but you should be careful not to damage the skin, even the slightest damage can lead to rotting of the fruit. Use only fresh, poorly served preservation.
Partially the Bonaparte pear variety is self-fertile. But pollinators are required. Good varieties for pollination are:
Bere Ardanpon, Bere Bosc, Duchess Angoulême.
You should not take quince as a pollinator for Bonaparte pears, since this variety practically does not perceive it.
The yield period occurs at the age of six. At 17 years old, from one hectare, you can collect up to one hundred and fifty centners.
The Bonaparte pear variety is adapted to arid conditions, but it does not tolerate winter very well. Therefore, this variety is not suitable for areas with cold winters.
Often sick with scab and white bloom on the leaves.
Pear Bonaparte: advantages and disadvantages
- To the merits Bonaparte pear varieties can be attributed to an annual and fairly large amount of harvest.
- By cons Bonaparte pears: prone to scab disease and low cold tolerance.