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Fruit tree comparison - Hendre Huffcap
Perry pear trees

Hendre Huffcap

A well-known English perry pear variety, and a reliable cropper. Makes a light, low-tannin perry.  Remove this variety from the comparison


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


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

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Overall disease resistance? Good


Country of origin United Kingdom
Leaf colour Green