- Botanical Name:Pyrus pyrifolia ‘Shinko’
- Height:12 – 18 Feet
- Spacing:10 – 12 feet
- Depth:Graft union should be planted 2 inches above the soil.
- Spread:6 – 8 feet
- Light Required:Full Sun
- Pollinator:Chojuro, Drippin’ Honey, Olympic Giant, Shinseiki, 20th Century
- Yield:Very productive and is a heavy bearer.
- Size:Standard 2-4 Ft
- Fruit:Medium to large, golden bronze fruit has crisp, juicy, sweet flesh, with rich flavor.
- Form:Large Fruit
- Soil Requirements:Well-drained, average, fertile soil.
- Foliage:Green foliage
- Comments:Golden bronze, medium-large, round fruit has deliciously rich flesh that is refreshingly crisp, sweet, and juicy. Fruit ripens mid-August to September, and stores well for 2-3 months.
Bears heavy yields of golden-bronze, medium-large round fruits with sweet, richly flavored flesh and crisp texture. Its fruits ripen from mid-August to September and store well for 2-3 months. A productive tree, Shinko Asian Pear exhibits excellent resistance to fire blight. Suggested varieties for pollination include: Chojuro, Drippin’ Honey, Olympic Giant, Shinseiki and 20th Century. Zones 5-9.