In my zone 8 orchard with heavy clay soil, 'Hosui' has never fruited, while 'Shinko' and 'Shin Li' produce abundantly. Agriculture Broadacre crops Horticulture Apples, pears and other pome fruit Berries Cherries, peaches and other stone fruit Citrus Grapes Nuts Olives and olive oil Tropical fruit Vegetables Other horticultural crops Pests, diseases and disorders in horticultural crops Postharvest management of horticultural crops Horticulture gross margin budgets Greenhouse horticulture Horticulture: Paring Down the Choices To help get you started, here's a rundown of popular varieties; all, except ' Chojuro ', are well suited to home gardens. If you love them, tell me what it is about them that draws you to them. Even water and soil conditions can affect flavor. Codling moth Cydia pomonella does attack them but less so than for apples.
Kathy J on Feb 28, Pears portal Category Commons. Very good keeper - up to six months. Wash the Asian pear even if you intend to peel the skin to keep bacteria from transferring to the flesh. Firm, brown winter pear with narrow neck.
Oaken Pin of Taylor. The first documented appearance of an Asian pear in the United States was recorded in when a Chinese sand pear was imported to Flushing, New York. Seckel European Pear is a self fertile variety in warmer parts of the country. Mache Epic Roots-Red Romance.
Smooth varieties are more yellow-cream in color Interior: The fruits may be smooth and thin-skinned, in colors ranging from moonlight yellow, and yellow-green, to caramel, or they may be russeted shades of these. Fruit ripens late September to early October and keeps about one month. I've tried them from the Asian market, the orchard, the grocery store, and I really don't think I care for Asian pears. Get the Latest News. Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License ; additional terms may apply.