Green Horse Pear

Description: Green Horse is a very old perry pear variety. Attractive olive green-yellowish fruits with orange flush. Makes a high acid, low tannin perry of good quality. They can also be stewed or pickled. Beautiful clusters of white spring flowers. Found widely grown in many orchards in the Gloucestershire area.

History: Originates from Gloucestershire in around 1886.

Pollination Partners: Pear Beth Pear Conference Pear Doyenne du Comice Pear Fondante d'Automne Pear Josephine de Malines Pear Louise Bonne of Jersey Pear Merton Pride Pear Winter Nelis

Attributes

  • Storing: November
  • Picking month: Early October
  • P Uses: Perry
  • Pollination group 4

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