Flemish Beauty Pear
Pyrus communis 'Flemish Beauty'
- » Flemish Beauty is an excellent hardy pear for northern climates.
Grandpa's Choice(TM) Flemish Beauty Pear is an excellent hardy pear for cold locations. Large, roundish and uniform in size and shape. Reddish blushed color on a clear yellow skin. The yellowish-white flesh is firm, but tender--- becoming melting when riper. Sweet and aromatic with a musky flavor. Good for eating out of hand and drying. Strong growing, productive, very hardy, and an early and heavy producer. Ripens in early fall from mid-September through early October.
Flemish Beauty was originally known as "Fondante de Boise" where it originated in Belgium around 1830. In Flemish it means "sweetmeat of the woods".