Synonyms: Choke Pear, Chokers, Malvern Hills, Malvern Pear, Stinking Bishop
A widespread variety from Moorcroft Farm, Colwall. Invariably known as `Malvern Hills’ east of the Severn. A fine vintage variety. Grows into a fine oak-like tree.
Origin: Colwall, Herefordshire
Status: Not endangered
For further information on this and other pears, please see "Pears of Gloucestershire and Perry Pears of the Three Counties" by Charles Martell.