Nijiseiki Asian pear is arguably the most recognized of the Asian pear varieties. The Nijiseiki pear originated in Japan around 1900 and was responsible for the high popularity of Asian pears in Japan. The Nijiseiki pear is round, yellow, smooth and thin skinned. Stores up to six months. The Nijiseiki pears flesh is white, fruity, sweet, slightly tart and quite juicy. The Asian pear tree is medium size, dense and upright. Moderate fireblight resistance. Please refer below for more information on the Nijiseiki Asian pear trees for sale.
Considerations for Nijiseiki Pear
USDA Zones: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,10
Pollination Requirement: Self-fertile
Origin Date: Japan 1898
Recommended Spacing: 12-16 ft.
Mature Size: 12-16 ft.
Water Requirements: 12-15 gallons per week May through Sept.
Size of tree
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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