Medium-sized fruit, conical shaped, green skin, tender flesh, fine, firm and buttery.
Also known more commonly as Anjou in the USA, some authors consider it Belgian while for others it is native to the region near Angers, in west central France, in the mid nineteenth century.
It is the third variety in importance in this species in the valley of Negro and Neuquén River.
APPROXIMATE HARVEST DATE: second fortnight in January
CONSERVATION: 3 to 9 months