Fall. Ancient English perry pear. Possibly originated on or near the Chandos Farm in Much Marcle in the 17th century. Many synonyms including Chandos Huffcap, King’s Arms, Uffcap, Uffcup, and Yellow Longdon.
Medium sharp and astringent with high acidity and medium tannin. According to Craig Campbell of Tieton Cider Works in Yakima, WA, Yellow Huffcap makes their best perry.
Small oval yellow-green russeted fruit under 2" in diameter with slightly yellow flesh. Z4. Maine Grown. (Standard: 2½-6' bare-root trees)
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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.