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Chojuro Asian Pear Tree

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Pollinator required to bear fruit

Begins shipping
mid-April

Pollinator required to bear fruit

A popular cultivar renowned for its distinctive butterscotch flavor.

Maintains freshness for up to 20 weeks. Crisp, juicy, and flavorful white flesh is encased in a green-to-yellow-brown russeted skin. Resembling Asian pears found in grocery stores, but the homegrown variety offers a much superior taste. Harvest when the fruit first turns yellow-brown in color, ripening after the New Century variety. Originating from Japan in 1895. Ripens in late August. Pollinator required.

Characteristics

Bloom ColorWhite
Bloom TimeEarly
Fruit ColorBrown
Fruit SizeMedium – Large
Ripens/HarvestLate August
Soil CompositionLoamy
TasteMild – Sweet
TextureCoarse
Soil pH Level6-7
Soil MoistureWell Drained
Shade LevelFull Sun
Years to Bear4-6
Hardiness Zone Range5-8
Chill Hours500

Size & Spacing

Mature Size

Semi-Dwarf  3.5 – 4.5 m tall x 2.7 – 3.3 m wide (12 – 15′ tall x 9 – 11′ wide)

Recommended Spacing

Semi-Dwarf 3.5 – 4.5 m (12 – 15′)

Ship Height

Semi-dwarf, Bare-root Ships 0.9 – 1.2 m tall (3-4′ tall) with a 9.5 mm (3/8″) trunk.
Semi-Dwarf Supreme, Bare-root Ships 1 – 1.5 m tall (4 – 5′ tall) and/or with a 15.5 mm (5/8″) trunk.

Pollination

This variety requires another one for adequate pollination.

Cross-pollination by a different variety is key to its growing and bearing success. Plant a different variety within 15 meters (50 feet) for best pollination.

Recommended Pollinator: Bartlett, Starking® Delicious™, Seckel, Anjou, Blake’s Pride.

How do I find my Hardiness Zone?

Canada’s Plant Hardiness Zones will tell you which plants will do well in your particular climate. Each zone is determined by the lowest average winter temperature recorded in a given area. Hardiness Zone information is included on all tree and plant product pages, so you know instantly whether a certain plant is likely to succeed where you live. Natural Resources Canada provides helpful options to find your zone:

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