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Asian Pear 'Chojuro'

Pyrus pyrifolia 'Chojuro'

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, oblong, pears. Fruit is white, firm, and crisp. This is a medium size, vigorous and easy to grow tree with nice fall leaf color.

Height:
15'-20' at maturity

Width:
20' 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