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Gin perry pear trees

Pyrus communis
Gin is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
A rare English perry pear variety with good disease resistance and medium acid and tannins.

Gin perry pear trees for sale

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree Pyrus c. Kirchensaller rootstock £26.95
    Very large tree (4m-7m after 10 years)
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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.

How to grow

Gin has some resistance to scab and canker.

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

Gin characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • PloidyDiploid
  • Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climatesMild damp climates
  • WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators

Using

  • Picking monthOctober
  • Picking seasonVery late
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
  • Food usesHard cider

Problems

  • Disease resistanceAverage
  • ScabSome resistance
  • CankerSome resistance

Identification

  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1800 - 1849