By A. Lucas, France, around 1870.
Normal, has a big crown with hanging branches , the tree is quite difficult to form.
Early, triploïd, self intolerant (bad quality of anther dust). The use of other varieties for pollination is required, suitable varieties are Beurré Hardy, Conference and Triomphe de Vienne.
Early and regular with good yields. Because of the early flowering Beurré Alexandre Lucas is sensitive for frost demage during this period.
Big, regular, green, after time yellow.
Very moderate taste, the pulp is juicy with a coarse and granular structure.
Until late January. When stored under ULO-conditions, longer storage is possible, combined with a good shelf life.
PickingtimeOctober / October