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Pyrus communis maiden (vigorous)
Pears yellow or greenish yellow sometimes with a reddish flush on sun exposed side. Produces a very pleasant medium acid, low tannin, light perry.
Harvest – late Sept / early Oct.
Pollination group – A
Once fruiting cropping is regular and heavy. Pears yellow or greenish yellow and pyriform in shape. Sometimes a reddish flush or russet on sun exposed side. Russeting also around the stalk and the eye. Produces a very pleasant medium acid, low tannin, light perry. Early flowering.
Arose in Worcestershire. Named after a Worcestershire assize court judge. Documented in early 1900s but otherwise no indication of how long this variety has been around.
Harvest – late Sept / early Oct. Pollination group – A