Velvetine®

This large, long pyriform shaped pear is differentiated through its velvet smooth texture and rich full flavour. Under New Zealand conditions it is partially russeted over a camouflage green background. It has a long harvest window with extended storage and shelf life without major effects on fruit disorders and eating quality.

HARVEST

Late March early April

FLESH

Juicy, creamy and buttery [conditioned]

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SIZE

Large — 250g plus

FLAVOUR

Sweet, 15 -17% SS, slightly acidic/astringent skin

HARVEST

Late March early April

FLESH

Juicy, creamy and buttery [conditioned]

SIZE

Large — 250g plus

FLAVOUR

Sweet, 15 -17% SS, slightly acidic/astringent skin