- Botanical Name:Pyrus pyrifolia ‘Nijisseiki’
- Height:12 – 30 Feet
- Spacing:15 – 18 feet
- Depth:Graft union should be planted 2 inches above the soil.
- Spread:8 – 15 feet
- Light Required:Full Sun
- Pollinator:Chojuro, Drippin’ Honey, Olympic Giant, Shinko,
- Yield:Very productive and is a heavy bearer.
- Size:Standard 2-4 Ft
- Fruit:Medium, round fruit. Greenish yellow skin. White, firm flesh is smooth, crisp, very juicy, very sweet, with a rich flavor.
- Form:Large fruit.
- Flower Form:Bright white blooms cover the tree in spring and fill the air with their enchantingly sweet fragrance.
- Soil Requirements:Well-drained, average, fertile soil.
- Pruning:Annual pruning is required.
- Foliage:Beautiful, dark green, glossy foliage turns to a brilliant, orange-red in autumn.
- Comments:Its medium to large, round yellow-green fruit is a tasty treat when eaten fresh, but also stores well for canning. Keep in the refrigerator for up to 6 months! Asian pears have a crunch that is similar to biting an apple. Like all pears, it is an excelle
Productive and ornamental, 20th Century Asian Pear Tree bears heavy yields of uniform, very juicy, sweet fruits that ripen from mid-August to October. Their rich flavor and firm texture make them a perfect choice for canning and freezing. A vigorous and high-yielding variety, it bears a smaller initial harvest of medium-sized fruits, and then produces more and more each year. Highly ornamental, this tree is covered with sweetly fragrant, bright white blooms in the spring. In the fall, its dark green, glossy foliage turns a brilliant orange-red. Suggested pollinators include: Chojuro, Drippin’ Honey, Olympic Giant and Shinko. Zones 5-9. Gurney’s Deluxe fruit trees include 2 oz. Quick-Cal Pelletized Calcium, 12 oz. bag of Fruit Tree Food Starter Formula and a premium tree guard to protect the trunk for gnawing pests, weed trimmers and mowers.