Rose D'Anjou

/roz doh'-JHOO/

Anjou is a variety of pear which originated in Angers on the Loire in France and introduced into the UK in the early part of the 19th Century by Thomas Rivers. The red version, Red Anjou or Rose D'Anjou It is now grown successfully in the Uniteed States where it is picked in late October and eaten from November to January. Many of the fruits are almost round in shape.