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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
My Hardiness Zone ?
The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatability range of this variety before ordering.

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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Questions & Answers

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Says best for my zone 9b here in Southern California
Diana V on May 9, 2020
Can you put some more dirt with the tree . Thanks
Steven N on May 3, 2020
Says best for my zone 9b here in Southern California
Diana V on May 9, 2020
I have one and I love it!!!
Margaret F on May 5, 2020
Can you put some more dirt with the tree . Thanks
Steven N on May 3, 2020
I have four Asia pears in my orchards now and everyone who has tasted the fruit has asked for a bushel in the fall. I can't keep the fruit on the trees long enough to harvest.
Kirsten H on May 2, 2020
I needed another Asian pear for cross pollination. This pear produces large tasty fruit
Thomas Y on Apr 27, 2020
Knew of this pear and low price.
ANTHONY K on Apr 27, 2020
It grows in this area.
Jamie N on Apr 25, 2020
I have one and I love it!!!
Margaret F on May 5, 2020
I have four Asia pears in my orchards now and everyone who has tasted the fruit has asked for a bushel in the fall. I can't keep the fruit on the trees long enough to harvest.
Kirsten H on May 2, 2020
Is this 20th Century Asian Pear resistant to Fire Blight?
David K on May 9, 2020
BEST ANSWER: We appreciate you reaching out to us. This variety is not resistant to blight or any other diseases.

If you have any further questions please don't hesitate to reach back out to us. Have a great day!
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.
Hello, I live in Illinois, Chicago which is really cold in the winter and lots of snow, is it ok to plant Asian pear and persimmon? Please give me some advice this is my first year planting with the new house , thanks so much I???m really appreciate
Ashley on May 3, 2020
i can get size option for second tree selection. first one gave option . now seciond iteim no options on order form. ??
Fred D on Apr 7, 2020

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