Hendre Huffcap perry pear trees

Hendre Huffcap perry pear tree
  • Pick: Late-season
  • Flowering group: 3
  • Uses: Cider 
  • Disease-resistance: Good

Hendre Huffcap perry pear trees for sale

Order now for delivery from week commencing 6th March.

Mature size* Supplied as Price Quantity

Bare-root fruit trees

Full size  (6m+ after 5-10 years) 1-year - bare-root - Pyrus c. rootstock £18.45 Sold outalert me
Full size  (6m+ after 5-10 years) Standard 1.75m - bare-root - Pyrus c. rootstock £27.95 Sold outalert me

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 Hendre Huffcap

Growing

  • 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?
  • Overall disease resistance: Good?
  • Long-lived: Yes?
  • Scab: Some resistance?

Uses

  • Picking season: Late?
  • Flavour quality: Very good?
  • Good for cider
  • Juice style: Sweet (cider)

Identification

  • Country of origin: United Kingdom
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Popularity: Rarely grown?

Climate

  • Temperate climates
  • Planting position: Full sun preferred

Pollination guide for Hendre Huffcap

Hendre Huffcap is in flowering group 3. Hendre Huffcap 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

Historical details

Huffcap is an old English term commonly used to describe perry pears which have an elliptical shape - or possibly any strong drink.

Botanical name

Pyrus communis 'Hendre Huffcap'


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