This special heirloom variety originated in Japan, and produces dessert quality 3″ fruits with golden-russet skin and pure white flesh that ripen in late Summer to early Fall. The fruit has a hint of butterscotch in the flavor. These standard trees mature at 16-18′ tall and 14-16′ wide and produce beautiful white flowers in mid-Spring. Attractive foliage turns a beautiful orange-red in the Fall. Very productive tree and the fruit can be kept in cold storage up to 5 months. Provide another Asian pear in the area for pollination. Zones 5-8.
- Hardiness Zones 5-8
- Light Required Full Sun
- Spread 16 - 18 feet
- Height 16 - 18 feet
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sku: 68285 Ships in Spring
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Botanical Name :Pyrus serotina hybrid
Colors :Fruit is orange-brown russet when fully mature.
Light Required :Full Sun
Spread :16 - 18 feet
Offer Size :Standard 2-4 Ft
Form :Tree, fruit, pear
Height :16 - 18 feet
Spacing :16 - 18 feet
Foliage :Large, waxy dark green leaves, reddish-orange in Fall.
Flower Form :White, small blossoms.
Fruit :Large 3 inch plus, super sweet, crisp and very juicy. Excellent keeping quality.
Growth Rate :Vigorous growth rate.
Pollinator :Green Jade, Olympic Giant. Excellent pollinator for other pears, can be partially self pollinating, but will always do better with another pear planted nearby.
Yield :Approximately 3 - 5 bushels at maturity.
Depth :Plant so the rootstock is 2 inches above the soil lline.
Pruning :Annual pruning is required.
Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.
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