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Tettenhall Dick Maiden (Quince A)

£19.50
Size: 
Maiden (Quince A)
Type: 
Dual Purpose
Fertility: 
self-sterile
Rootstock: 
Quince A
Use: 
October - March
SKU: PEATETD-41200000031
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Description

An unusual multi-purpose pear, that although having tiny fruit is considered suitable for dessert (eaten as soon as ready), was also used dyeing cloth, as well as its wide use for perry-making. Originated from Periton Manor in the West Midlands where it has appeared on the family coat of arms since the 14th century - although there is no proof that it is this same variety - it has been known for centuries. The pale lemon fruit are firm to soft with soft pale cream flesh, and some sweetness.This self-sterile dual-purpose Pear is believed to have originated from West Midlands, UK in Not known