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Pear 'Shinko'

More About 'Shinko'

  • Pyrus 'Shinko'
  • An Asian pear cultivar with medium to large fruit with a brown to golden-brown skin
  • Yellowish-white flesh is juicy with a sweet flavour
  • Stores well
  • Ripens: September

Interesting Notes:

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

Zone:

4

Height:

4-5 m

Spread:

3-4 m
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Shinko AsianPear 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.


'Shinko' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Fragrant
Fragrant
Edible
Edible

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fruit
Deciduous

Habit

Oval
Upright

Foliage Color

Green