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Fruit tree comparison - Blakeney Red
Perry pear trees

Blakeney Red

A popular perry pear, and one of the most reliable croppers. Produces a medium-tannin juice.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill? Average
Cropping Heavy
Fertility? Not self-fertile
Flowering group? 3
Pollinating others? Average
Ploidy? Diploid
Vigour? Slightly large
Precocity? Slow to start bearing
Bearing regularity? Regular
Growth habit Upright
Fruit bearing? Spur-bearer

Using

Picking season? Late
Flavour quality? Very good
Juice style Sharp (cider)

Looking after

Overall disease resistance? Average

Identification

Country of origin United Kingdom