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Asian Pears in the Home Orchard - Variety Selection
Nashi asian pear varieties
Type and size — small to medium tree, about 15 feet Hardiness zone — Exposure — full sun to some shade Soil — pH 6. Nutritional highlights — vitamins C, K; dietary fiber Adaptability — variable Pest issues — coddling moth, fire blight susceptibility variable Invasive potential — none Environmental benefits — unknown. Shared management — medium fruit thinning important Shared equipment — medium care to avoid spread of fire blight Shared processing — not applicable Co-marketing — low to medium special handling.
Fruit is yellow-green to pale yellow, smooth with small lenticels, size is large. Flesh is white, sweet, firm, crisp and juicy. Fruit quality is good to very good. Excellent storage life, about months. Also known as New Century.