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Pear (Pyrus) Thorn (Perry)
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Thorn (Perry)


Description: Thorn is a small tree with upright habit and multi spur systems. It produces abundant crops of small yellow fruits that have a slight orange flush and some russet. The perry vintage is average to good with medium acid and low tannin. Stunning clusters of white flowers during the spring.

History: Discovered in Gloucestershire in 1670. At this time, it was widely planted in the north-west of Gloucestershire for its dessert and culinary purposes but is now considered too astringent.

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

Uses for this variety

Suitable for perry Perry

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 4 Flowering group 4
Picking month Late September Picking month Late September