Hendre Huffcap perry pear trees

Hendre Huffcap

Hendre Huffcap is a well-known traditional English perry pear variety, and a reliable cropper. It makes a light, low-tannin perry.

Hendre Huffcap perry pear trees for sale

Item
Mature height*
Price
Quantity
1-year Hendre Huffcap perry pear trees bare-root
OHxF 87 rootstock
Large (10ft-16ft) mature height
$29.00

We are between seasons at the moment. You can pre-order trees now for delivery when the new season starts (fall for warmer zones, or next spring), you won't be asked to pay until nearer the time.

*Find out more about the rootstocks we use to control the mature height.


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.

Hendre Huffcap characteristics

Using

  • Picking season: Late
  • Uses: Hard cider
  • Cropping: Heavy
  • Juice style: Sweet (cider)

Growing

  • Gardening skill: Suitable for beginners
  • 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

Disease resistance

  • General resistance: Good
  • Scab: Some resistance

Climate

  • Summer average maximum temperatures: Cool ( 20C - 24C / 68F - 75F) Warm (25C - 30C / 76F - 85F)

Identification

  • Country of origin: United Kingdom