Ya Li Pear
Chinese Pear Cultivars


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The Ya Li pear is another ancient heirloom cultivar from China. It's very early blooming, large, pear-shaped, and smooth skinned. Ya Li pear has a crisp juicy texture and fine sweet-tart flavor with hint of anise and spice. Flesh is very juicy, with a fragrant aroma that is most enticing. Slow to bear. Resistant to fire blight. Translated "duck bill pear" Very low chill rating.


Growing Considerations for Ya Li Pear
Chinese Pear Cultivars

USDA Zones: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Heirloom: Yes

Bloom Period: Early

Pollination Requirement: Requires different variety with same bloom period

Harvest Period: Late

Low Chill: Yes

Disease Resistance: Excellent

Origin Date: 1800`s

Uses: Fresh Eating

Storage: 1-2 months

Years to Bear: 2-5 years

Recommended Spacing: 12-16 ft.

Rootstock: Betulaefolia

Mature Size: 12-16 ft.

Pruning: Summer prune to maintain 8 ft.

Water Requierments: 12-15 gallons per week May through Sept.

Shape when Shipped: Whip (no branching)

Size supplied when shipped:   Our trees range in height from 4-8 ft. in our field and trimmed to 4 to 5 ft. when shipped. Our young two year trees are most often feathered (side limbs). The trees diameter (caliper) is often 1/2  to 3/4 inch;  *As noted by University of California Scientists and other qualified professionals the most successful trees often have caliper from 1/2" to 5/8" and usually establish faster than smaller and larger planting stock.


Basic idea for Pruning:  Most fruit trees should be pruned in frost-free periods mid to late winter. (apricots best after bud break) Remove most vertical branches and shorten side branches. Fruiting wood is best on horizontal to 45 degree limbs. Learn more...                                                             

 
Shipping Note:  Our fruit trees and berries are delivered to you bareroot during their winter dormancy from January through May depending on USDA zone. Trees are shipped with your invoice and helpful planting directions. There is no minimum quantity required but shipping rate for an individual tree is expensive since UPS/Fed Ex charge a dimensional weight and an additional handling fee to ship a tree. You'll find it's cost effective to consider a handful of trees,vines or our helpful Tree Starter Kits.

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This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 30 November, 1999.