Hendre Huffcap (Perry) Pear

Pear

Description: Hendre Huffcap is a very rare, large tree with upright branches. Crops are generally large and regular but can sometimes cause broken branches. Fruit is elliptical and irregular, yellowish-green with a russet around the stem end. A clean grower suffering little disease. Medium acid, low tannin for a pleasant, good vintage quality perry.

History: Originates from Bromsberrow, Gloucestershire around 1963.

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

  • Pollination group: Pollination group 4
  • P Uses: Perry
  • Picking month: October

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