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20th Century Asian Pear

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Item #144481, Standard. Ships 3 - 4' tall with a 3/8" trunk, bare-root. Professionally pruned for FREE!
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Description

You’ll find it hard to believe a tree this beautiful can produce such an abundant crop. Its pure white flesh is ideal for salads and they’re “oh, so good” for snacking! Pollinate with another Asian pear. Ripens in late August.

Characteristics

Bloom Color White
Chill Hours 700
Fruit Color Yellow Green
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/bland
Texture Fine Grained
Years to Bear 4 - 6
Zone Range 5 - 9

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 5 - 9
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Size & Spacing

Mature Size

When your tree matures, it will be approximately 18 - 20' tall x 12 - 13' wide.

Recommended Spacing

We recommend spacing these trees 18 - 20' apart to ensure room for growth.

Pollination

This variety requires another one for adequate pollination.

Cross-pollination by a different variety is key to its growing and bearing success. Plant one of these varieties within 50' for best pollination.

Planting & Care

Learn all about how to grow pear trees in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.

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If I buy 2 Starking Giant Asian pears, is it ok for the polination or I need to get one from other variety for better successful pollination ?
Jessica L on Mar 1, 2020
BEST ANSWER: This easy-to-grow tree produces an irresistibly sweet, crisp and juicy fruit. Fruit weighs approximately 12 to 15 ounces! Stores up to nine months in proper refrigeration. Resistant to pear leaf spot. Cold-hardy. Originates from Korea in 1969. Ripens in October. 2 of the same variety will NOT pollinate each other a Pollinator is required: Choose another pear variety, like Hosui, New Century or Bartlett.
Can this asian pear be espaliered? If so, which of the pollinator options would also work espaliered?
FarmBarbie on Mar 1, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Yes asian pears can be espaliered. They are self fertile however it is recommended you have two different pear varieties to increase pollination.

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