Shinko Asian PearFall. Nijisseiki seedling, Japan, 1941.
Medium-large lumpy round brownish russeted fruit. Yellowish flesh is sweet, crisp and juicy, with very good flavor.
Shinko means ‘new success’ in Japanese. Ripens late and stores up to three months. Moderately vigorous precocious annually bearing tree. In addition to the other Asian pears, Bartlett is also a good pollinator for Shinko. Fireblight resistant. Z5. (2½-6' bare-root trees)
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