Hosui Asian Pear

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Pyrus pyrifolia 'Hosui'

Arguably the best flavored of all Asian pears, Hosui is the best-selling variety in Japan. It definitely is an excellent quality, medium-to-large, Sweet fruit that ripens in early August. It has brown-to-russet skin and white flesh.

It needs a pollinator, such as 20th Century or Bartlett.

Heat tolerant, so it does well in the South.                                                               * Deer May Browse * Having a metal, surrounding cage is suggested.

Photo courtesy of: Bottoms Nursery in Concord, GA
Ornamental Characteristics
Category Fruit Tree
Foliage Type Deciduous
Height 10' - 20'
Spread 15' - 20'
Shape Standard fruit-tree form
Primary Foliage Color Green
Seasonal Foliage Color Sheds its leaves during colder months
Flowering Season Spring
Flower Color
Fruit Medium - Large, sweet Pears (very tasty)
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Moderate
Sun Preferences Full Sun
Water Preferences Average: Ensure planting area provides adequate drainage.
Cold Hardiness Zone 6 - 9