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Gin perry pear trees

Pyrus communis
  • Picking season: Very late
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 3

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

Bare-root

  • BR12-year bare-root tree Pyrus c. Kirchensaller rootstock £31.45
    Very large tree (4m-7m after 10 years)
    (Straight Lead)
Next deliveries

Order now for delivery early March (when showing as being in stock)

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
  • Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climatesMild damp climates

Using

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

Problems

  • Disease resistanceAverage
  • ScabSome resistance
  • CankerSome resistance

Climate

    Identification

    • Country of originUnited Kingdom
    • Period of origin1800 - 1849