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

Sorry we have not been able to produce any trees of this variety this season.

We may still be able to propagate it to order for you. Please contact us for more details.

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'