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Tree comparisons



Perry pear trees
Hendre Huffcap

A well-known English perry pear variety, and a reliable cropper. Makes a light, low-tannin perry.
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Using


Perry pear trees
Hendre Huffcap
Picking season Late
Uses Hard cider
Cropping Heavy
Flavour quality Very good
Juice style Sweet (cider)
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Growing


Perry pear trees
Hendre Huffcap
Gardening skill Easy
Self-fertility Not self-fertile
Pollination group 3
Pollinating others Average
Ploidy Diploid
Vigour Slightly large
Precocity Precocious
Bearing regularity Regular
Fruit bearing Spur-bearer
Longevity Long-lived
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Problems


Perry pear trees
Hendre Huffcap
Disease resistance Good
Scab Some resistance
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Climate


Perry pear trees
Hendre Huffcap
Summer average maximum temperatures Cool ( 20C - 24C / 68F - 75F)
Warm (25C - 30C / 76F - 85F)
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Identification


Perry pear trees
Hendre Huffcap
Country of origin United Kingdom
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