//Chojuro – Asian Pear

Chojuro – Asian Pear

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Description

Zone: 5 – 9
Ripens: Middle of September
Fertility: A self-pollinator but will beneift from a second variety nearby – Nijisseiki, Shinseiki, Shinko
Top 50 Ranking: no rank
Skin Colour: Green with orangish-brown russeting.
Flesh: White. Crisp. Apple-like.
Flavour: Mild. Slightly aromatic.
Usage: High sugar content – good for cooking
Storage: Up to five months in cold storage
Notes: A vigorous, drooping, medium-sized tree that is a reliable early bearer. It responds well to thinning but dry climates adversely affect fruit quality