Nashi Pear - Nijisseiki

Pyrus pyrifolia

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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.
Other Names: 20th Century

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

Specifications of Nashi Pear - Nijisseiki

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

Fruiting/Harvest Months February, March, April

Pollinators 830, 831, 833

Extra Information

Pollinators for the Nashi Pear - Nijisseiki

Requires a different variety to be grown within 10-50m for cross pollination and fruit set.

Nashi Pear - Hosui


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.

Nashi Pear - Kosui


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 - Shinseiki

$40.95 ($39.00-$40.95 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 - Nijisseiki Reviews & Tips

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★★★★★ 2months ago

Westmeadows, Victoria, Australia

Nashi Pear - Nijisseiki

It's growing very fast, hot, cold, rainy, windy it's rocking through. Really great tree. I am living on hill top with quite extreme conditions.

★★★★ 1y ago


Fruited profusely but fruit rather small. So it looks necessary to thin fruit in order to get larger size.

Aaron Siemienow1
★★★★ 2y ago

GEROGERY, NSW, Australia

Have to this fruit to get them larger! Heeps of crisp juicy fruit, but not alot of taste. Tastes great chilled.

7y ago

HILLARYS, WA, Australia

My tree is on a dwarfing rootstock and it is rather slow growing.  I still prefer the vigourous rootstocks and control the tree size by various training methods.  I am very impatient. This tree has been in the ground for about 5 years now and is stil...

★★ 8y ago

Hallett Cove, SA, Australia

Like the fruit and tree is ornamental

★★★★ 9y ago


Bought this from a nursery last year as root stock and planted in a pot.  This year I transfered it to the ground, dirt mixed with cow manure, next to my pink lady apple tree. North facing, full sun.  It's doing well.  Gave it some seasol a month a...

★★★ 11y ago

Upper Ferntree Gully, VIC, Australia

Lots of growth, with a lovely white-spotted dark brown trunk and large pendulous leaves.  No flowers yet, but plenty of spurs now present and signs that it might flower this year (2009).

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