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Fruit tree comparisons


Asian pear trees
Shinko

A classic Asian pear, with large golden brown russeted fruits which have a crisp sweet flesh.
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Growing


Asian pear trees
Shinko
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group2
Pollinating othersAverage
Bearing regularityRegular
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Using


Asian pear trees
Shinko
Picking seasonLate
UsesEating fresh
CroppingHeavy
Keeping (of fruit)3 months or more
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Disease resistance


Asian pear trees
Shinko
General resistanceAverage
FireblightSome resistance
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Climate


Asian pear trees
Shinko
Cold hardiness (USDA)(5) -20F / -29C
Summer maximum temperaturesWarm (25-30C / 76-85F)
Chill requirementLow-chill
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Identification


Asian pear trees
Shinko
Country of originJapan
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Fruit colorBrown
Gold
Russet
Flesh colourCream
Fruit sizeLarge
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