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Blakeney Red perry pear trees

Pyrus communis
Blakeney Red

Blakeney Red is a heritage perry pear from the English county of Herefordshire. The juice contains medium tannins and some acidity.

Blakeney Red is one of the most reliable and heavy-cropping perry pear varieties, and was traditionally used to provide the bulk of juice needed for perry production, with other less productive varieties added to the blend to achieve the required flavor.

Blakeney Red perry pear trees for sale

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree Pyrodwarf rootstock £28.50
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
  • BR21-year bare-root tree Pyrus c. Kirchensaller rootstock £28.50
    Very large tree (4m-7m after 10 years)
Pre-ordering

You can pre-order now for delivery from early September 2021 for pot grown trees (or late November / early December for bare-root). You do not need to pay at this stage - just add items to the basket and checkout as usual.

History

Herefordshire or Gloucestershire, England, 19th century.

Blakeney Red characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climates

Using

  • Picking seasonLate
  • CroppingHeavy
  • Food usesHard cider
  • Juice styleSharp (cider)

Problems

  • Disease resistanceAverage

Climate

    Identification

    • Country of originUnited Kingdom