Gin Pear ScionwoodThis is a twig for grafting. 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.
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