A popular heritage Japanese pear variety dating from 1895. The fruit is flat-shaped with brown skin and large. Flesh is very sweet and crisp. Pick when colour turns yellow-brown and it will store for the winter; if allowed to overripen it does not keep. Moderate fire blight resistance.
Canadian Hardiness Zone: 5
Recommended Use: fresh eating
Ripens: Mid September
Pollination: Requires a pollinator
Height including roots: 100-200 cm one-year tree