Hellens Early (Perry) Pear

Pear

Description: Hellens Early is one of the best early Perry pear varieties. A strong growing tree with wide angled branches that become pendulous at the ends. Heavy crops of small, round, green-yellow fruit. Has low to medium tannin making an average to good quality perry. The tree itself is quite vigorous and wide spreading.

History: Originates from Gloucestershire or Herefordshire during the 18th Century. Raised by Radcliffe Cooke and named after his estate.

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

  • Picking month: September
  • P Uses: Perry
  • Pollination group: Pollination group 3

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