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Pear 'Chojuro'

More About 'Chojuro'

  • Pyrus pyriolia 'Chojuro'
  • An Asian pear cultivar producing round, brown-skinned fruit
  • Mild, juicy, crisp and butterscotch-flavoured
  • Very cold hardy
  • Fruit keeps well in cold storage
  • Ripens: Late August

Interesting Notes:

Commonly served raw and peeled, Asian pears are too moist for baking.

Zone:

5

Height:

7 m

Spread:

3 m
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Chojuro Asian 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.


'Chojuro' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Edible
Edible
Fragrant
Fragrant

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fruit

Habit

Tree form

Foliage Color

Green