||Pyrus pyrifolia 'Nijisseiki'
||20th Century Asian Pear
Easy to grow, heavy bearing small tree. Fruit keeps well. the most popular Asian pear in Japan and California. Attractive, vertically growing tree with gold fruit and translucent flesh.
Pears have delicious fruit with many different varieties, tastes, and textures. They are tolerant of heavy soils with the right care, making them a popular choice in many areas. All our pear trees are self-fertile, however cross pollination w/different a variety will yield even better results.
Deciduous, slow growing, upright tree. 3-5 years before fruit production.
||Juicy, sweet, mild flavor is crisp like an apple
||Spring: Lovely white flowers
||Plant in full sun (minimum 6 hours).
||Can tolerate heavy soils but needs to be well-drained; will not tolerate standing water. Water deeply and regularly in the first few growing seasons to establish strong root system. Reduce frequency once established.
|Planting and Care Tip:
||Plant wherever they are protected from wind and frost and ensure good air circulation. Fertilize newly planted trees in early spring before it leafs out, then again in late spring. Follow fertilization schedule as the tree ages.
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