Fruit is large, flavorful and sweet. Very similar to Bartlett. This variety is less susceptible to fireblight disease than our other pears. Use Bartlett or Comice as a pollenizer.
Highly colored fruit, freestone, aromatic and sweet at harvest maturity. Deep orange coloration with a strong red blush on sun-exposed surfaces. Vigorous and upright growth. Self-fertile.
~Best-known Asian pear~
(Nijisseiki) – Bold and refreshingly tart. A fine quality fruit. Skin color: green to greenish yellow, smooth with some lenticels. Size is medium. Flesh: white, firm, crisp, very juicy and sweet. Tree growth: moderate vigor, upright, productive. Heavy thinning required for best size. Storage life: about 5 months. Use Hosui, Olympic, or Shinko as a pollinizer.
Large to medium fruit with excellent quality, yellow-white flesh, and a sweet juicy flavor. Skin is brown to golden-brown russet. Tree is moderately vigorous to a medium size. A heavy bearer that shows some fireblight resistance. Storage life is 3 to 4 months.