A variety developed by M. Boisbunel, a nurseryman from Rouen, France.
The famous Passe-Crassane pear is available from December to March-April, its marbled yellow skin covering very juicy tart flesh. A large round fruit, it is sometimes distinguished by a few seeds that enhance its flavor.
It has a red wax seal on its peduncle to slow the evaporation of its water and thus its ripening.
Production regions: southeastern and southwestern France, Loire Valley, Alps
Season: December to May
Created in 1845 by Boisbunel
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