Shinko Asian Pear


Shinko Asian Pear

Fall. Nijisseiki seedling, Japan, 1941. Shinko means ‘new success’ in Japanese.

Yellowish flesh is sweet, crisp and juicy, with very good flavor. Medium-large lumpy round brownish russeted fruit ripens late and stores up to 3 months.

Moderately vigorous precocious annually bearing tree. In addition to the other Asian pears, Bartlett is also a good pollinator for Shinko. Fireblight resistant. Z4/5. (Standard: 2½-6' bare-root trees)

299 Shinko
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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.