Pear, 20th Century


Pyrus pyrifolia ‘Niiisseiki’

This Asian pear produces a large, golden yellow fruit with white, firm flesh. It’s sweet and juicy, and preserves well. It requires low chill hours (about 300-400). It is cold hardy, as well as heat and drought resistant. It can be susceptible to Fireblight.

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Height: 12-30 ft.
Width: 12-18 ft.
Growth rate: Moderate
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil: Prefers well-drained sandy loam, but does well in other soil types too. Can tolerate flooding
pH: Prefers slightly acidic soil
Harvest time: August
Years to bear: 3-5
Pollinator: Self-fertile, but will produce more with a companion



3 Gallon, 5 Gallon

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