Variety: Concorde Pears

Variety Overview

Concorde pears a newer pear variety that originated in England as a cross between the conference and comice pear varieties. They have the same long, slender neck as conference, with the sweet and juicy flavor of comice. Concorde is excellent multipurpose and dessert-quality pear.

Characteristics

  • Pears
  • Deciduous Fruit
  • Green skin with light freckling and an elongated neck

  • Crisp and dense flesh that becomes more tender and juicy as pear ripens; white to off-white

  • Concorde pears are tender and juicy, with a sweet vanilla-like flavor

  • Large; an average pear weighs 4-6 ounces

  • Green

  • Elongated

  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Brown, teardrop-shaped

  • September through February

  • Photo courtesy Pear Bureau Northwest

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