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Triompe de Vienne pear trees

Pyrus communis
Triomphe de Vienne
Triompe de Vienne is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
  • Picking season: Mid
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 4

Triomphe de Vienne was discovered in the 1880s as a chance seedling growing near the town of Vienne which is just outside the city of Lyon in south-east France.

Nevertheless it is very much in the tradition of Belgian and French pears of the early 19th century. It has the characteristic juicy melting sweet flesh, with a butter-like texture - known as "beurre" among pear enthusiasts. It is arguably one of the best-looking of pears too.

The pears ripen at the end of August / early September, and can be stored in a fridge for a few weeks.


Bio / Organic  fruit trees

Triompe de Vienne organic pear trees for sale

  • Maidentree on PyroDwarf rootstock25.00€
    Large tree (3m-5m after 10 years) Bare-root
Delivery countries
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • France
  • Germany
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Netherlands
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Slovakia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
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Growing and Training

Triomphe de Vienne has quite a wide climate range and is one of the best French pears for more northern European climates.

Triomphe de Vienne is a weak-growing tree which does best on more vigorous rootstocks. However it is not compatible with Quince rootstocks.

Triompe de Vienne characteristics

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group4
  • Disease resistanceAverage
  • Picking seasonMid
  • Season of use1 week
  • Food usesEating fresh
  • Country of originFrance
  • Period of origin1850 - 1899
  • Flesh colourWhite
  • Fruit colourGoldGreen / YellowRusset