Spring 2015 seasonPlease order now for delivery in spring 2015. 

Hendre Huffcap perry pear trees

  • Pick: Late-season
  • Flowering group: 3
  • Uses: Cider 
  • Disease-resistance: Good

Shipping starts in March 2015.

Hendre Huffcap perry pear trees for sale

Mature size* Supplied as Price Quantity
Large  (10ft - 15ft after 5-10 years) 1-year - bare-root - OHxF 87 rootstock  (semi-vigorous)less than 5 in stock $29.00

Delivery discounts. Prices are for individual trees excluding delivery. There is no minimum quantity but it is cost effective to order in multiples of 4 trees.

Delivery period: Trees are delivered in March and April. However it is best to order as soon as you can to ensure items are reserved for you. If you live in a warm zone (e.g. Southern California, Alabama etc.) Fall delivery is possible. More details on our spring shipping schedule by state.

*Mature size: Height shown is the approximate height of the tree when mature (after 5-10 years), not the height when supplied. Actual mature heights may vary considerably dependent on your local conditions and training and pruning regime - see our Tree Height Calculator.

Stock availability: Items showing as 'sold out' will probably be available again next season. Click here to be notified when we get more trees of this variety.

Summary features of Hendre Huffcap

    Growing

  • Gardening skill: Easy?
  • 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 hard cider
  • Juice style: Sweet (cider)

    Identification

  • Country of origin: United Kingdom
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Popularity: Rarely grown?

    Climate

  • Temperate climates


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'




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