Passacrassana Pear
Passacrassana Pear
Origin: Selected in France around the middle of the nineteenth century. It has been grown in Emilia Romagna since the '50s, where its characteristics have been enhanced.
Features: Big sized fruits, with long and straight stem, thick, green and resistant skin, yellow when ripe and russet around the stem. A red variety is also available, mostly total russet. White, grainy, sweet and aromatic flesh.
On the table: Very good to eat fresh, delicious if ripening is achieved slowly in winter and simply cooked in the oven.
Collection: Last fortnight of October.
Conservation: Refrigerating rooms until March.
Species Origin
Passacra  Emilia Romagna
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