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Pyrus pyrifolia Shinsui

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Pyrus pyrifolia Shinsui Nashi Pear, Asian Pear,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Citrus & Fruit, Trees Spreading, Upright

Deciduous, partially self-pollinating Nashi Pear tree that has fragrant white flowers in Spring followed by medium, sweet brown fruit that matures early-season. Fruit flesh is white and soft. 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 Williams or Beurre Bosc. Grows approx. 4m tall.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 4-10m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Edible Garden, Fragrant Garden, Mass Planting

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Mites

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Rosaceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: Yes
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