Cricket Hill Garden
Asian Pear, 'Zao Su Li'
Variety description: Large rounded fruit with yellow-green skin. Tender white flesh is crisp and juicy with few stones. Ripens in late August. Keeps 15-20 days, good for processing. This cultivar is widely adaptable, high yielding, early bearing, drought resistant, resistant to pear scab and leaf spot.
A cross between 'Pingguo Li' x 'Shenbu Zhi' made at the Research Institute of Pomology, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences in Shaanxi Province. This cultivar was introduced in 1977.
Site requirements: Full sun location. Pears will grow in a range of soil types provided the planting location is well drained. Soil pH of 6.5 is ideal.
Hardiness: USDA zones 5-9.
Plant size: Grafted tree, 24" with strong central leader.
When we ship: Available for SPRING 2021 shipping.
Shipping restrictions: Cannot ship to Canada.
Organically grown by Cricket Hill Garden, in compliance with CT NOFA Farmer's Pledge.