La France

Pyrus communis var.sativa

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  • Flower name
    La France
  • Scientific name
    Pyrus 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.


  • Eye
    Rosales
  • Family
    Rosaceae
  • Genus
    Pyrus
  • Species
    P. communis var.sativa
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    Oval
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typedeciduous small tree
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height500.0 ~ 1000.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 3.0 cm

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