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Normannischen-Ciderbirne (Normandy Perry) Pear

Normannischen-Ciderbirne (Normandy Perry) Pear

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History: Little is known about this variety aside from the fact it originated in France and was widely grown in Austria. It has historically been popular in both countries. Its name translated from German means Normandy Cider Pear, which may point to its place of origin or at least where it was most popular in France. 

Why We Grow It: Normannischen-Ciderbirne produces small, russeted pears  that are a greenish-yellow. The fruit produces high quality juice for perry.

Canadian Hardiness Zone: 5

Soil Preference: Sandy loam, loam, clay loam. Prefers average to moist conditions with well-drained soils, avoid planting anywhere that floods for more than two weeks in the spring. 

Sun/Shade: Full sun (approx. 8-10 hours of sun daily)

Pollination: Requires a pollinator of a different pear variety (European or Asian) that blooms around the same time  

Ripens: Mid September

Storage: Does not store well

Recommended Use: Perry

    Size including roots:

    • 1m+ Whip: 100cm+
    • 1m+ Branched: 100 cm+ with 3 or more branches, 30 cm or more
    • 50-80cm Whip
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