TOM’S FAVOURITE PERRY PEAR VARIETIES
A greenish yellow pear with a red flush. One of the best known varieties. Also called the Painted Lady.
A pear with hints of pine and citrus. So good that Tom makes a single varietal perry out of this fruit.
A pear with a green skin and orange flesh, grown since the 1500s. found in Newent, Gloucestershire.
Small and greenish yellow with a bright red flush, originates from west Gloucestershire.
Good quality perry variety found in Gloucestershire and Herefordshire. Also used as a dessert pear.
Winnalls Longdon Raised in Weston-under -Penyard, Herefordshire, in about 1790. Now found between Ross and Tewkesbury.