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 over-ripen 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
To Order for Fall 2020: orders for fall shipping or pick-up can be placed September to October for planting this year in early November, as weather permits. We sell only apples and pears bareroot in the fall, as they are most winter hardy. Everything else (as well as apple and pear) is available in spring. If you wish to place an order containing spring sale items, please email us to reserve them, or wait until December to order for the spring.
To Order for Spring 2021: orders for spring shipping or pick-up can be placed as early as December. If you wish to reserve anything before that time or have any questions, please email us: email@example.com