Asian Pear 'Shinko'
Yellow-green, petite fruits bloom across tree in early fall. Requires pollenization from Hosui, Chojuro, Kikusui, or Bartlett to be fruitful. Sweet, refreshing pears keep very well and make a perfect light snack.
Semi-dwarf tree grown on OHxF333 rootstock. Can be maintained at 8'-10' with summer pruning.
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- Landscape Size: 12'-18' tall, 12'-18' width
- Light Requirement: Full Sun
- Water Needs: Moderate
- Sunset Zone: 1-12, 14-21
- Growth Habit: Columnar
- Growth Rate: Moderate
- Attributes: Deciduous, Attracts Birds, Edible Fruit
These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions.
Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.
Green Thumb Guide
Prefers enriched soil with good drainage. Establish good structure when young and keep pruned. In summer, prune to keep tree to a manageable size. Estimated chilling time of 450 hours below 45°F.pear-bartlett,redrooster-pruninglopper-20in,pear-asian-hosui,ebstone-surestart,pear-asian-kikusui