The Alexandrine pear variety was discovered in Nantes, France by the architect and amateur horticulturist Constant Douillard and was first produces in 1849. It holds its name from Mr Douillard’s wife, Alexandrine. It is also known as Alexandrine Douillard pear or Douillard pear directly. This medium-sized pear has an elongated shape and is sweet and mild in flavour. Its white flesh is delicate, juicy and tender.
Pears are an excellent, healthy part of the diet. They contain fiber, which helps the digestive system work smoothly and may help lower cholesterol levels. They also contain calcium, iron, protein, antioxidants and vitamin C.
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