Perry Pear Varieties

Below are photos  of all Perry Pear varieties that have been traced to date, and planted in the National Perry Pear Centre orchards. Click on the variety for more photographs and  a word or two about it.

Some varieties at present only give you a link to Charles Martell’s book — these pages are being updated at the moment, so more content should shortly be visible. The book, a highly detailed research volume is available –  see the sales page.

Scions (graftwood) of most of these varieties can be supplied. Please enquire using the contact page.

Name Origin
Early Blunt Red Early Blunt Red

Synonyms: Blunt Red

Early Griffin Early Griffin

Synonyms: Griffin's Early

Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire
Early Hay Pear Early Hay Pear

Synonyms: Hay Pear

Early St Brides Early St Brides
Ellis’ Coppy Ellis’ Coppy
Felix Felix
Flakey Bark Flakey Bark Taynton
Gennet (Laurel) Gennet (Laurel)
Gin Gin Newent
Green Horse Green Horse

Synonyms: Horse

Green Longdon Green Longdon

Synonyms: Brown Longdon, Longdon, Longland, Longland(s), Old Fashioned Longdon, Russet Longdon

Green Olive Green Olive Ashleworth
Green Roller Green Roller Westbury-on-Severn
Gregg’s Pit Gregg’s Pit Much Marcle, Herefordshire
Gwehelog Gwehelog
Gwehelog Red Gwehelog Red
Hampton Rough Hampton Rough

Synonyms: Roughs

Harley Gum Harley Gum

Synonyms: Arlingham

Hartpury Green Hartpury Green

Synonyms: Chaceley Green, Chaseley Green

Hastings Hastings

Synonyms: Green Chisel