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New Century Asian Pear

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Description

Also called shinseiki asian pear

A beautiful and productive tree. This pear features a sweet flavor that makes it ideal for salads and snacks. Fruit is round, but sometimes lopsided, with a long stem. Thin, bright-yellow skin surrounds cream-colored, crisp, juicy flesh. Similar to grocery store Asian pears, but homegrown tastes better! Picks earlier than Chojuro variety. Tree is heat- and cold-tolerant. Ripens in late August. Best pollinators: Starking® Hardy Giant™ or Hosui. See more Recommended Pollinators below.

Characteristics

Bloom Color White
Fruit Color Yellow
Fruit Size Medium - Large
Ripens/Harvest Late August
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Taste Sweet
Texture Fine Grained
Years to Bear 4 - 6
Zone Range 4 - 9

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 4 - 9
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Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

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Why did you choose this?
Stark Bro's Store
Sweet and crisp and hardy for Minnesota.
Radhika P on Apr 2, 2016
Sweet and crisp and hardy for Minnesota.
Radhika P on Apr 2, 2016
We have eaten them and like them
LOUIS S on Mar 16, 2016
We have eaten them and like them
LOUIS S on Mar 16, 2016

Customer Reviews

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Great fruit tree!
Seems to growing and doing great.Can not wait for tree to start bearing fruit. The leaves area nice green color.
June 3, 2016
Purchased
1 year ago
Doing well
Growing well, good and healthy. No blossoms this year. Maybe next year!
May 19, 2016
Purchased
1 year ago
waiting to see
This will be the first summer after planting and my pear bloomed and is growing beautifully. Hope my first crop will be a good one.
May 7, 2016
Purchased
over 2 years ago
LOST MINE
LOST MY PEAR.I FEEL THE SOIL MAY NOT BE RIGHT FOR THE PEAR TREE TOO MUCH SHELL IN THE FILL TO GET THE PROPERTY ABOVE FLOOD LEVAL
May 15, 2016
Purchased
1 year ago