Cannock (Perry) Pear

Pear

Description: Cannock is a small general purpose pear for perry, bottling and stewing. A small pale green-yellow pear. Best to store until the spring to reduce what can be considerable cooking time, the result is still satisfying. Delicious taste when blended into a juice with other varieties like Brandy or Hellens Early.

History: Thought to have originated from Staffordshire. A very old variety that was almost extinct during the 1990s.

Pollination Partners: Pear Conference Pear Doyenne du Comice Pear Fondante d'Automne Pear Glou Morceau Pear Josephine de Malines Pear Louise Bonne of Jersey Pear Moonglow Pear Winter Nelis

Attributes

  • Uses: Cooking
  • Picking month: September
  • P Uses: Perry
  • Storing: December
  • Pollination group: Pollination group 3

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