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Pear (Pyrus) Red Pear (Perry)
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Red Pear (Perry)

Pear

Description: Red Pear is an old popular variety. Produces heavy crops of low acid and low tannin perry pears of good average quality. Keeps well after harvest. Grown on a wide commercial scale throughout Herefordshire and Worcestershire for over 400 years.

History: Originated from the National Perry Pear Collection in Malvern during the 16th century.

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 5 Flowering group 5
Picking month Early October Picking month Early October
Stores until November Stores until November