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Shinko asian pear trees

Pyrus pyrifolia 'Shinko'

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

Shinko asian pear trees for sale

  • Full-size 1-year bare-root tree $36.95
    Mature height: 16ft-24ft after 10 years
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Shinko is a classic Asian pear. It has large golden brown russeted fruits which have a crisp juicy sweet flesh.

Shinko ripens in late September or early October - towards the end of the Asian pear season.

Shinko characteristics

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Pollination group2
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • Bearing regularityRegular
  • Picking seasonLate
  • UsesEating fresh
  • CroppingHeavy
  • Keeping (of fruit)3 months or more
  • General resistanceAverage
  • FireblightSome resistance
  • Cold hardiness (USDA)(5) -20F / -29C
  • Summer maximum temperaturesWarm (25-30C / 76-85F)
  • Chill requirementLow-chill
  • Country of originJapan
  • Period of origin1900 - 1949
  • Flesh colourCream
  • Fruit colorBrownGoldRusset
  • Fruit sizeLarge