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Pear (Pyrus) Hellens Early (Perry)
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Hellens Early (Perry)


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

Uses for this variety

Suitable for perry Perry

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 3 Flowering group 3
Picking month Mid September Picking month Mid September