Shinko Asian Pear (fruit producing)

Shinko Asian Pear (fruit producing)

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Pyrus pyrifolia 'Shinko'

Heavy-bearing Shinko is the Asian pear most resistant to fire blight. Its medium-to-large, brownish-green fruit has a rich, sweet flavor.

Ripens in October. The Shinko Asian Pear tree is also called an apple pear.

Pears from this Asian Pear tree are shaped more like an apple than a pear. This pear tree produces fruit that has brownish-green skin. The flavor of the Shinko Asian Pear tree is rich and sweet.

This Asian pear tree needs to be planted with a second pear tree variety for pollination.       * Deer May Browse *

Photo courtesy of: Bottoms Nursery in Concord, GA & Toms Creek Nursery in Denton, NC
Ornamental Characteristics
Category Fruit Tree
Foliage Type Deciduous
Height 10' - 20'
Spread 8' + 
Shape Standard Upright & Spreading Canopy
Primary Foliage Color Green
Seasonal Foliage Color Sheds its leaves just before colder weather
Flowering Season Spring
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Fruit (rounded shape) Sweet & Rich Flavor
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Moderate
Sun Preferences Full Sun
Water Preferences Average: Ensure planting area provides adequate drainage.
Cold Hardiness Zone 7