Availability: Late September through May
Description: The original and proper name for the variety is Beurré d’Anjou, supposed to have originated in the vicinity of Angers, France. It was introduced to America by Col. Marshall P. Wilder, Boston, about 1842, and first fruited on his estate in 1845.
Flavor/Texture: Sweet, Juicy. The d’Anjou is a large pear with green and some rust color. The flesh is white with abundant juice and a sweet brisk flavor.
PLU Codes: Large (100 & Larger) 4416
Small (110 & Smaller) 4025
UPC Codes: US#1 2 1/8 3lb 0 33383 30050 4