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.
Mid to Late May
~ Exquisite color with flavor to match~
Vibrant red coloring covers the medium-large sized fruit. It is packed with full flavor and a firm flesh that will store longer than most. A Fowler Nurseries exclusive! Pollenizer recommended.
Oval-shaped fruit, slightly larger than Bing with similar firmness and good flavor for an early cherry. Mahogany skin has a bright lustre. Early harvest and moderately tolerant to rain cracking. 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.