Nashi Pear - Hosui

Pyrus pyrifolia

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A very large, juicy, sweet, low acid, bronze-skinned pear that is one of the most popular varieties. Hosui is partially self-pollinating however will benefit from cross pollination with Kosui.

$39.00

Specifications of Nashi Pear - Hosui

Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From GraftedLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate 2 compatible plants (Pollination Required)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes (Often below -2)

Amount of leaves in Winter? No Leaves (Deciduous)

Suitability in Pots Yes

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Can be pruned to 2m

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months February, March, April

Pollinators 831, 832, 833, 855, 2192, 2656, 3830, 3845, 3846, 4604

Extra Information

Pollinators for the Nashi Pear - Hosui

Although partially self fertile To get better fruit set pollinate with any of the other Nashi Pear varieties but not 2 of the same variety

Nashi Pear - Kosui

$29.00

Small, flat, bronze russet, early maturing, high quality sweet fruit. Nashi's combine the crunchiness of an apple and the sweetness of a pear.

Nashi Pear - Nijisseiki

$44.00 ($39.00-$44.00 choose a size)

A heavy bearing variety. Medium sized round fruit of excellent eating quality with crisp, white flesh and yellowish-green, transparent skin and moderate sugar content. Will set fruit without pollination however the fruit is smaller.

Nashi Pear - Shinseiki

$34.00 ($34.00-$39.00 choose a size)

Round, medium to large, yellow fruit. Crisp creamy white flesh; mild, sweet flavour. Tastes best when tree ripened. Hangs on the tree in good condition for 4 - 6 weeks. Vigorous and spreading. Self-pollinating with a lower chill requirement than most.

Nashi Pear - China

$29.00 ($29.00-$29.00 choose a size)

Very low chill selection that has acclimatised to the subtropical areas of northern NSW. Used as a cooking pear as the fruit doesn't go soft on ripening. Self pollinating.

Nashi - Ya Li Pear

$39.00 ($39.00-$52.95 choose a size)

The Ya Li pear has very white, very juicy and very sweet flesh, with a satisfying crunch to it. The skin and the flesh texture is smooth making it a scrumptious delight. It pollinates well with all other nashis.

Nashi Pear - Tropical Sunshu

$44.00

A superior low chill nashi suitable for subtropical areas, a vigorous selection that is self pollinating and will be highly productive within 2-3 years. The delicate beige speckled skin is attractive, the flesh is white, crisp and crunchy and melts in the mouth. Delicious eaten straight off the tree.

Nashi 2 way - Nijisseiki / Shinsui

$79.00

Nijisseiki Mid season maturity. A heavy bearing spreading variety. Medium sized round fruit of excellent eating quality with yellowish green clear skin and moderate sugar content. Shinsui Early season maturity. Russet-golden brown, excellent eating quality, crisp slightly gritty, high sugar and acid.

Dwarf Nashi - Nijisseiki

$59.00

A heavy bearing variety. Medium sized round fruit of excellent eating quality with crisp, white flesh and yellowish-green, transparent skin and moderate sugar content. This variety appears to set fruit without pollination however the fruit is smaller.

Dwarf Nashi - Ya Li

$59.00

The Ya Li pear has very white, very juicy and very sweet flesh, with a satisfying crunch to it. The skin and the flesh texture is smooth making it a scrumptious delight. It pollinates well with all other nashis.

Nashi Pear Chojuro

$42.95

Medium sized round fruit, with texture of an Apple, flesh is crisp and white, and has a nice flavour. Russetted brown skin. Low chill variety suitable for more temperate climates. Suggested pollinators Nijisseiki (20th Century) and Williams.

Nashi Pear - Hosui Reviews & Tips

Star Rating

Tabs
★★★ 11y ago

PEAKHURST, NSW

Bought from Fruit Salad Tree Co.  Comes as a twin graft with a Kosui and another twin graft with a Shinsui.  Tip - Don't buy multi-grafted trees unless you have to as one graft will overtake the other.  Dwarfing rootstock.

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