- Flower nameLa France
- Scientific namePyrus communis var.sativa
- AliasLa France, Pyrus communis, La France pear, ラフランス, バター・ペア, Butter pear
- Place of originFrance
- Place of floweringOrchard
- Flowering seasonApril, May
What is La France
La France or butter pear (scientific name: Pyrus communis var.sativa) is a French varieties and is a cultivar of the deciduous small tree “Western pear” of the family Rosaceae. In Japan, Yamagata Prefecture accounts for 80% of production. The shape was distorted, the skin was not beautiful, and it took time and effort, but it was not noticed at first, but it became very delicious when ripening, so it became a spotlight. Since it does not ripen on trees, it is sold after natural ripening after harvest.
La France, scientific name: Pyrus communis var.sativa, flowering period: April to May, harvest time: September to October, also name: butter pair, tree height: 5-10 m, season: October to January, fruit weight: 250-300 g, fruit color: grayish brown rust color on yellowish green ground.