Gloucestershire is the most important area in England for perry pear growing. This is a list of the varieties of perry pear growing in Gloucestershire as identified by the National Fruit and Cider Institute in 1964.
Arlingham Squash Boy Pear Barland Brandy Barnet Brown Bess Bartestree Squash Brown Russet Bastard Longdon Butt Bastard Sack Cannock Billy Williams Chaceley Green Black Huffcap Claret Blacksmith Clipper Dick Blakeney Red Clusters Bloody Bastard Coppy Bosbury Scarlet Cowslip Dead Boy Forrest Pear Ducksbarn Gin Early Blet Golden Balls Early Griffin Goldings Early Hay Pear Grandfather Tum Early Longdon Green Horse Early Treacle Green Longdon Flakey Bark Gregg's Pit Hartpury Green High Pear Hastings Hillend Green Hatherley Squash Holmer Harley Gum Honey Knob Hellens Early Iron Sides Hellens Green Jenkin's Red Hendre Huffcap Judge Amphlett Heydon Knapper Late Hay Pear Newbridge Late Treacle New Meadow Lullam Oldfield Lumber Painted Lady Margaret Parsonage Merrylegs Pig Pear Moorcroft Pine Murrell Pint Nailer Potato Pear Red Huffcap Silver Pear Red Longdon Snake Pole Red Pear Speart Pear Rock Sow Pear Rumblers Staunton Squash Sack Stinking Bishop Sickle Pear Swan Egg Taynton Squash White Bache Teddington Green White Longdon Thorn Winnal's Longdon Thurston's Red Yellow Huffcap Tumper Young Heydon Turner's Barn
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