Nijiseiki '20th Century' Asian Pear

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Pyrus pyrifolia 'Nijiseiki' (20th Century)

Nijiseiki is self fruitful producing a medium fruit of excellent quality. This fruit is sweet with a mild flavor. Nijiseiki bears heavily and ripens in mid August - September. The fruit is a greenish yellow in color. Good for fresh eating and canning.           

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Self-pollinating (BUT it will bear a heavier crop if cross-pollinated) 

Photo courtesy of Bottoms Nursery in Concord, GA

Ornamental Characteristics
Category Fruit Tree
Foliage Type Deciduous
Height 20' - 30'
Spread 10' - 20'
Shape Tree-form
Primary Foliage Color Bright Green
Seasonal Foliage Color Bright Green
Flowering Season Spring
Flower Color White
Berries Apples
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Moderate
Sun Preferences Full Sun
Water Preferences Average - Prepare planting area for adequate drainage. Poor drainage results in root rot. 
Cold Hardiness Zone 5 - 9