Gin perry pear trees

  • Pick: Very late-season
  • Flowering group: 3
  • Uses: Cider 
  • Disease-resistance: Good

Gin is an heirloom English perry pear variety from the traditional perry-growing area of Gloucestershire.

It can be used to produce a high quality perry, often with a floral note.

Gin perry pear trees for sale

Delivery from week commmencing 21st October 2019 (or late November/December for bare-root).

Mature size*Supplied asPriceQuantity

Bare-root fruit trees

Full size  (6m+ after 5-10 years)Standard 1.75m - bare-root - Pyrus c. rootstock £31.95

Delivery period: Pot-grown trees can be delivered from September onwards. Bare-root trees can be delivered from mid-November onwards. Within those periods you can specify your preferred month of delivery during the checkout process. It is best to order as soon as you can to ensure items are reserved for you.

*Mature size: Height shown is the approximate height of the tree when mature (after 5-10 years), not the height when supplied. See photos of trees as supplied. Actual mature heights may vary considerably dependent on your local conditions and training and pruning regime.

Stock availability: Items showing as 'sold out' will probably be available again next season. Click here to be notified when we get more trees of this variety.

Summary features of Gin

Growing

  • Gardening skill: Average?
  • Cropping: Good
  • Fertility: Not self-fertile?
  • Flowering group: 3?
  • Pollinating others: Average?
  • Vigour: Slightly large?
  • Bearing regularity: Biennial tendency?
  • Overall disease resistance: Good?

Uses

Identification

  • Country of origin: United Kingdom

Pollination guide for Gin

Gin is in flowering group 3. Gin is self-sterile and needs to be pollinated by another tree of a different variety nearby. Since it flowers in the middle of the blossom season it can be pollinated by most other perry pear trees.

Important: advice about pollination

How to grow Gin perry pear trees

Gin has some resistance to scab and canker.

Botanical name

Pyrus communis 'Gin'


UK-grown trees All our trees are grown in the UK.

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