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Pear 'Nijisseiki'

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

Interesting Notes:

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

Zone:

3

Height:

4-5 m

Spread:

4-5 m
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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.


'Nijisseiki' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Fragrant
Fragrant
Edible
Edible

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fruit
Deciduous

Habit

Upright
Rounded

Foliage Color

Green