20th Century Asian Pear
(Pyrus pyrifolia)



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3-4' grafted bare-root

20th Century Asian Pear (Pyrus pyrifolia) is also known as Nijisseki Asian Pear. It combines the flavor of a pear with the shape and texture of a crisp apple. The tree has a very attractive shape and abundant white flowers.


Pollination: Requires a second cultivar or seedling.
Size: 15-20' x 15-20'
Disease: Moderately susceptible to fire blight.
Ripening Date: Late August
Years to Bear 4-6
Taste: Sweet and fine grained.

Growing Conditions

USDA Zone: 4-9
Spacing: 15-20'
Light Exposure: Full Sun
Soil Type: Loamy well drained
Soil PH: 6.0-7.0
Chilling Hrs: 300-400