Hendre Huffcap Perry Pear

Fall. Heirloom English perry pear. Probably originated near the villages of Bromsberrow and Haresfield in Gloucestershire, England, before 1900.

Typically small fruit less than 2" in diameter. Yellowish skin partly russeted. Not for fresh eating. Sweet and astringent, with low acidity and low tannin.

A huffcap is an old English term for a strong drink that makes your head swell and your hat levitate up off your hair. Z4. (2½-6' bare-root trees)

249 Hendre Huffcap
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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.

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