A variety with desirable qualities producing a pleasant light perry of good quality. Heavy and regular cropper whose pears come easily off the tree. Pears different in shape to many other Perry’s being elliptical – widest at the centre of the fruit. Skin green or yellow green with a slight orange flush.
May have arisen in north Gloucestershire. Not widely found as mature trees but there have been some more recent plantings. An unusual name – Hendre being more a welsh name but there do not seem to be any welsh connections. A few Perry Pears are called Huffcaps. They have in common their fruit shape – widest in the middle of the pear.
Harvest – early October Pollination group – A