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Winnal's Longdon

Winnal's Longdon is a traditional English perry pear variety from the county of Herefordshire.

It is a heavy-cropping variety which produces a low tannin perry.

Pyrus communis

Winnal's Longdon perry pear trees for sale

  • 11-year maiden bare-root tree 24.45
    Pyrodwarf rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)
    Out of stock
  • 21-year maiden bare-root tree 24.45
    Pyrus c. Kirchensaller rootstock
    Full size size (4.5m-6m after 10 years)
    Out of stock
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History

Winnal's Longdon was raised by Mr Winnal of Woodfield in Herefordshire in the 1790s.

Winnal's Longdon characteristics

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • PloidyDiploid
  • Bearing regularityBiennial tendency
  • Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
  • Picking seasonLate
  • CroppingHeavy
  • Keeping2-3 weeks
  • Useful forJuiceHard cider
  • Disease resistanceAverage
  • Climate typeTemperate climatesMild damp climates
  • Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1750 - 1799
  • Flower colourWhite
  • Fruit colourGreen / Yellow
  • Fruit sizeSmall