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Asian Pear 'Kosui'

Pyrus pyrifolia 'Kosui'

Interesting Flower Provides edible fruit Fall Colors

Characteristics:
*Important* Fruit trees, in general, have unique maintenance needs in terms of pruning, harvesting, and pest and disease management. Visit portlandfruit.org or homeorchardsociety.org for more fruit tree care info.

Growing Conditions:
Needs full sun and plenty of water. Fruit trees generally require more maintenance than shade trees.

Uses:
Small tree that produces edible round fruit. Skin is orange over greenish yellow background. Very juicy, crisp flesh has sweet, light flavor of vanilla, does not brown when sliced. Fresh eating, salads, cheese platters, grilled

Height:
15'-20' at maturity

Width:
at maturity

Shape:
Dense broadly pyramidal to rounded form

Flowers:
White, five-petalled flowers with red to purple stamens; blooms in April.

Leaves:
Glossy, deep green with finely serrated edges.

Bark:
Brown-gray becoming platy.

Chojuro is a Japanese cultivar introduced in 1895. Asian pears are partially self-fertile but are more productive if paired. Pollinizers include Bartlet, Housi, Nijiseki, Shinko, Shinseiki *Please note these fruit trees are bare root and are slightly smaller in size then our typical tree stock on planting day.