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Asian Pear Tree Shinko

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Pyrus pyrifolia 'Shinko'

  • Large, rounded, slightly flattened fruit has a lovely bronze-russet skin.
  • Rich and sweet flavour.
  • Heavy cropping and excellent disease resistance.
  • Despite being recognised as Self Sterile these actually prove to be partially self fertile and can produce small crops without a pollinator.
  • Pyrus betulifolia rootstock.

Supplied as a bare root tree pruned to approximately 3-4 ft (90-120cm) tall including roots.

Available from APPROXIMATELY late November / early December

1 or more £24.95GBP each. Group & quantity discounts

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Medium to large sized bronze-russeted fruits have yellow-white flesh. Firm and crisp, the fruit has a rich and sweet flavour.

Heavy cropping, vigorous in habit and recognised to be the most fire blight resistant variety of all.

Sometimes known as Nashi, Sand, Oriental, Chinese or Sahli Pears.

Recommended by the RHS to be an excellent attractant and nectar source for bees and other beneficial insects.

Recommended by the RHS to assist in encouraging bats into the garden as the flowers are likely to attract moths and other night-flying insects which bats love to eat!


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