Shinko Asian Pear

Fall. 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)

267 Shinko
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Additional Information

Asian Pears

Although partly self-fruitful, pollinators are recommended. The varieties we offer will pollinate one another. Some European pears, notably Bartlett, will also act as pollinators. Plant 15–20' apart.

For more info:
About Asian Pears.