Summer 2022We are now accepting pre-orders for delivery from September onwards for pot-grown trees and December onwards for bare-rooted trees.
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Hendre Huffcap perry pear trees

Pyrus communis
Hendre Huffcap
Hendre Huffcap is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
A well-known English perry pear variety, and a reliable cropper. Makes a light, low-tannin perry.

Hendre Huffcap perry pear trees for sale

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree Pyrus c. Kirchensaller rootstock £31.50
    Very large tree (4m-7m after 10 years)
  • BR22-year (1.75m) bare-root tree Pyrus c. Kirchensaller rootstock £43.00
    Very large tree (4m-7m after 10 years)
Next deliveries

Pre-order now for delivery from September onwards for pot grown trees or December for bare-root trees and mixed orders.

Delivery charges

Delivery for a single tree starts at £9.95. It is calculated when you add trees to your basket, based on your postcode.

Hendre Huffcap is a well-known traditional English perry pear variety. It is a reliable cropper, and makes a light, low-tannin good quality perry.

History

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

Hendre Huffcap characteristics

Growing

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

Using

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

Problems

  • Disease resistanceGood
  • ScabSome resistance

Identification

  • Country of originUnited Kingdom

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