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Tree comparisons



Perry pear trees
Yellow Huffcap

A popular English perry pear. Produces a good quality low-tannin / medium-acid perry.
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Using


Perry pear trees
Yellow Huffcap
Cropping Heavy
Flavour quality Very good
Uses Hard cider
Juice style Sharp (cider)
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Growing


Perry pear trees
Yellow Huffcap
Gardening skill Average
Self-fertility Not self-fertile
Pollination group 3
Pollinating others Average
Ploidy Diploid
Vigour Average vigour
Precocity Slow to start bearing
Bearing regularity Biennial tendency
Fruit bearing Spur-bearer
Longevity Long-lived
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Problems


Perry pear trees
Yellow Huffcap
Disease resistance Average
Scab Some resistance
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Climate


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


Perry pear trees
Yellow Huffcap
Country of origin United Kingdom
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