Semi-dwarf on OHxF333 rootstock with at least 3 different varieties.
Possible Varieties:Shinseiki, 20th Century, Chojuro, and Hosui.
Chill hours: 350 - 450
Harvest: June 20 - August 20, in this order:
Shinseiki, Hosui, Chojuro, 20th Century.
Looks: Bright yellow or gold to gold-brown and brownish-orange.
Personality: Juicy, sweet, refreshing with crisp flesh like an apple.
Facts of note: Low chill hours, good choice for milder climates.
Easy to grow, with generous harvests.
Pollination: The varieties pollinate each other, but for insurance, you can plant a Bartlett Pear too.
Enjoy three different fruits or varieties on one tree! Multi-grafted trees have three different varieties grafted onto one rootstock so you can enjoy more variety and extended harvests in one third the space. Asian pears combine the flavor and sweetness of pears with the crunchiness of crisp apples. Also known as pear-apples, salad pears, and crystal pears. Cold hardy, drought resistant, heat tolerant. Susceptible to fire blight and codling moth. Fruit should be thinned to one per spur. Plant 2 varieties for best pollination. Harvest 2nd year. On OHxF333 semi-dwarf rootstock. Unpruned trees will reach 2/3 of standard height (about 12-18'). By pruning it is possible to keep a tree to any size.
Please Note: Although most of our bare-root trees arrive to our warehouse in mid-December, there are a few varieties -- Almond, Mulberry, Walnut, Persimmon, and Jujube -- that will not arrive until mid-January. If you order any of those varieties along with varieties that arrive in mid-December, your order will be delayed for shipment until mid-January unless you ask us to split your shipments and agree to pay any additional shipping charges resulting from two separate shipments.
Check out our Fruit Tree Harvest Chart to plan for successive harvests.