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Hello, i visited your nursery earlier today, i have to tell you: i was seriously impressed, both with the friendly knowledgeable helpful Lady who was there serving me, and with the carload of plants i bought. I love my new cherry and apricot trees, my new blackberry bush and the amazing more than a tray load of olde worlde herbs i bought. I might not be able to visit often due to the 145 mile distance but i will certainly be back sometime. Thank You very Much. :)
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Hello, i visited your nursery earlier today, i have to tell you: i was seriously impressed, both with the friendly knowledgeable helpful Lady who was there serving me, and with the carload of plants i bought. I love my new cherry and apricot trees, my new blackberry bush and the amazing more than a tray load of olde worlde herbs i bought. I might not be able to visit often due to the 145 mile distance but i will certainly be back sometime. Thank You very Much. :)
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Asian Pear Tree 'Hosui'

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Image of Pear Asian Hosui
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Pyrus pyrifolia 'Hosui'

  • Large and juicy bronze skinned fruits.
  • Sweet Pear flavour with very low acid.
  • 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 feet (90 - 120 cm) tall including roots.

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Large and juicy bronze coloured fruits have a sweet pear flavour with very low acid.

Asian Pears (sometimes known as Nashi, Sand, Oriental, Chinese or Sahli Pears) have been popular on the Continent for many years but are virtually unknown in the UK. From our own experiences we would say they are just as reliable as conventional pears - if not more so. A very worthwhile subject for the garden indeed and one we highly recommend.

Vigorous and open in habit.

  • Despite being recognised as self sterile these actually prove to be partially self fertile and can produce small crops without a pollinator - though pollination by another Pear (Asian or a conventional European variety) will maximise yield.
  • Grown on Pyrus betulifolia rootstock for an ultimate (un-pruned) height of 8 - 12 feet (2.4 - 3.65 metres) but can easily be kept at a height of 6 - 8 feet (1.8 - 2.4 metres).
  • Harvest early - mid August. The fruit is ripe when it pulls easily from the tree.

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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This product is subject to group discount if you are buying multiple products from the same pricing group. Other products in this group are...
Asian Pear Tree 'Kosui'
Asian Pear Tree 'Nijisseiki'
Asian Pear Tree 'Shinko'
Asian Pear Tree 'Shinseiki'

How To...

How To Plant Fruit Trees & Nut Trees
Detailed advice on planting fruit and nut trees - including advice on container growing, pruning and training, and advice on specific varieties.

How To Videos

How To Plant Bare Root & Potted Fruit Trees (Video)
An instructional video by Stephen explaining the differences between a bare root and potted fruit tree, and how to plant them.

General Information

Fruit Tree Pollination Simplified (hopefully)
Information on fruit tree fertility, pollination and compatibility, with simple explanations of regularly used terms.

Pollinator Friendly Plants
A detailed guide to the seeds and plants sold by Victoriana Nursery Gardens that will attract and provide a food source to bees and other beneficial pollinating insects.

Magazine Articles

Tree Wishes
Tree Wishes - magazine article giving inspiration to those thinking about growing fruit written by Stephen Shirley for Grow Your Own magazine.

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