Cricket Hill Garden
Pyrus, 'Shinko' asian pear
Variety description: Medium to large round fruit. Skin is smooth, light green to yellow-green at maturity. Flesh is firm, tender, crisp, juicy and sweet with fine texture. Ripens early September. Stores 2-3 months.
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: Tree, 1-2' with strong central leader.
Shipping restrictions: Cannot ship to Canada.