~The most sought-after almond variety in California~
The Nonpareil shell is characteristically “paper” thin. Medium to large nut, somewhat flattened. Tree growth is large, upright and spreading. Almonds require another almond variety for pollination.
~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.