Gin European Pear


Gin European Pear

Fall. English perry pear. Probably from the Newent area of Gloucestershire, England.

Greenish-yellow, russeted and red-blushed. Small to almost-medium fruit, in the 2" range. Not for fresh eating.

Makes a high-quality aromatic perry reminiscent of juniper, hence the name. Medium sharp with medium acidity and medium tannin. Often blended with Blakeney Red these days in western England.

Said to be disease resistant. Z4.

317 Gin
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Additional Information


Although some pears appear to be self-pollinating, we recommend a second variety for pollination. Bloom dates for all varieties are similar. Plant 15–20' apart.

For more info:
About Pears.