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Fruit tree comparisons


Asian pear trees
Niitaka

Niitaka is an Asian pear variety producing very large crisp russeted fruits.
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Growing


Asian pear trees
Niitaka
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group3
Pollinating othersAverage
WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
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Using


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


Asian pear trees
Niitaka
General resistanceGood
FireblightSome susceptibility
ScabSome resistance
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Climate


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


Asian pear trees
Niitaka
Country of originJapan
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Fruit colorRusset
Flesh colourCream
Fruit sizeVery large
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