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Shinsui asian pear trees

Pyrus pyrifolia 'Shinsui'

Shinsui
  • Picking season: Early
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile

Shinsui is one of the sweetest of the early-season Asian pears. It also looks superb with its golden-brown skin, flecked with lenticels.

The flesh is very crisp, very juicy, and very sweet.

The fruits can be stored for about a month.

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    Mature height: 16ft-24ft after 10 years
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How to grow

Shinsui is a naturally precocious Asian pear, but somewhat susceptible to fireblight.

It grows with a vigorous upright habit.

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

History

Shinsui was developed in Japan in the 1960s and is a cross between Kikusui and Kimizukawase.

Shinsui characteristics

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Pollination group3
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • Picking seasonEarly
  • UsesEating fresh
  • Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
  • General resistanceAverage
  • FireblightSome susceptibility
  • Cold hardiness (USDA)Zone 5 (-29C)
  • Summer maximum temperaturesWarm (25-30C / 76-85F)
  • Period of origin1950 - 1999
  • Flesh colourWhite
  • Fruit colorBrownGreen / YellowRusset