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Pyrus pyrifolia Nijisseiki

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Wantirna
C11, D1, Indoor
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Wantirna
C11, D1, Indoor
Size: 25cm
Available: 4
$/Unit (EX GST): $38.85 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $42.74 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Pyrus pyrifolia Nijisseiki Nashi Pear, Asian Pear,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Citrus & Fruit, Trees Spreading, Upright

Description:
Deciduous, partially self-pollinating Nashi Pear tree that has fragrant white flowers in Spring followed by medium, sweet greenish-yellow fruit that matures mid-season. Fruit flesh is white and crisp. Fruit is great for juicing or to eat as is. Fruit can be stored for up to six months. This variety has a low chill requirement. To help increase pollination, some cross-pollinators are Kosui or Beurre Bosc. Grows approx. 2-3m tall.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Courtyard, Edible Garden, Fragrant Garden, Mass Planting, Topiary / Espalier

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Mites

Cultural Notes: Prefers a full sun position with well-drained fertile soil with a PH of 6 to 7.5. Water regularly until established, than provide an occasional deep water throughout the warmer months. Prune as required in Winter. Feed with manure and a suitable slow release fertiliser. A cold climate is required to grow pears.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Rosaceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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