Also called Nijisseiki Asian Pear
More About 'Nijisseiki'
- Pyrus pyrifolia 'Nijisseiki'
- An Asian cultivar with round, yellow-skinned fruit
- Mild, juicy, crisp and flavourful
- Very cold hardy
- Ripens: Early September
Commonly served raw and peeled, Asian pears are too moist for baking.
20th Century Pear Growing and Maintenance Tips
Other Asian pears and 'Bartlett' are compatible. More than one cultivar must be planted in order to facilitate the best pollination and subsequent fruit production.
Average to Dry Soils