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Gin perry pear tree

Pyrus communis 'Gin'

Gin
Gin is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
A rare English perry pear variety with good disease resistance and medium acid and tannins.

Gin perry pear trees for sale

  • Full-size 1-year bare-root tree $35.95
    Mature height: 16ft-24ft after 10 years
    OHxF 97 rootstock
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You can pre-order now for shipping in the spring 2023 planting season.


Gin is an heirloom English perry pear variety from the traditional perry-growing area of Gloucestershire.

It can be used to produce a high quality perry, often with a floral note.

How to grow

Gin has reasonable resistance to scab and canker.

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

Gin characteristics

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Pollination group3
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • PloidyDiploid
  • Bearing regularityBiennial tendency
  • Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
  • WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
  • Picking seasonVery late
  • UsesHard cider
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
  • General resistanceAverage
  • CankerSome resistance
  • ScabSome resistance
  • Cold hardiness (USDA)(5) -20F / -29C(6) -10F / -23C(7) 0F / -18C
  • Summer maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)Cold (< 20C / 67F)
  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1800 - 1849