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Pear, Asian Hosui

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Short Description

The finest-tasting Asian pear: with pearlike sweetness and applelike crunch.

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Pear aficionados—and who is not?—agree ‘Hosui’ boasts the finest flavor of any Asian pear. Very round, medium to large fruit, with golden russet skins and firm, juicy, sweet-tart flesh, mingles pearlike sweetness with applelike crunch. Columnar, deciduous trees quickly grow to 10-15 ft. tall and 8-12 ft. wide. Produce a flourish of lovely showy white flowers, often arrayed with a flutter of butterflies. Fruit ripens from mid-August to late September. Self pollinating. Cold hardy, drought resistant and heat tolerant, a good choice for milder climates. Chilling requirements of 450 hours below 45°F.
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The finest-tasting Asian pear: with pearlike sweetness and applelike crunch.

Item #: 21489
1 Bare Root Plant

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Zone This refers to the USDA hardiness zone assigned to each part of the country, based on the minimum winter temperature that a region typically experiences. Hardiness zone ranges are provided for all perennial plants and you should always choose plants that fall within your range.

5-9

Sun The amount of sunlight this product needs daily in order to perform well in the garden. Full sun means 6 hours of direct sun per day; partial sun means 2-4 hours of direct sun per day; shade means little or no direct sun.

Full Sun

Height The typical height of this product at maturity.

120-240 inches

Spread The width of the plant at maturity.

120-240 inches

Life Cycle This refers to whether a plant is an annual, biennial or perennial. Annuals complete their life cycles in one year; biennials produce foliage the first year and bloom and go to seed the second year; perennials can live for more than two years.

Perennial

Food Use Ways in which this product may be used as food.

Edible Fruit

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Plants ship in Spring in proper planting time (click for schedule)

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Item 21489 cannot ship to: AA, AE, AK, AP, AS, CN, CO, FM, GU, HI, MH, MP, PR, PW, VI
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Zone
5-9
Sun
Full Sun
Height
120-240 inches
Spread
120-240 inches
Life Cycle
Perennial
Food Use
Edible Fruit
Genus
Pyrus
Planting Time
Spring
Pear, Asian Hosui is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wow! I was extremely pleased with the bareroot tree that arrived at my door. Having ordered from online nurseries before, I had low expectations about what would arrive. Not only was it delivered within a few days but it was huge. It was a beautiful healthy bareroot branch of about 5 feet. Well packaged with lots of wet soil and shavings and in a large box. I planted it immediately and within 10 days I have multiple areas of sprouting leaves.
Date published: 2014-03-28
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