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

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 830, 831, 833, 855, 2192, 2656, 3830, 3845, 3846, 4604

Extra Information

Pollinators for the Nashi Pear - Nijisseiki

To get fruit set pollinate with any of the other Nashi Pear varieties but not 2 of the same variety

Nashi Pear - Hosui

$39.00

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

$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 - Shinseiki

$34.00 ($34.00-$46.95 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 - 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 - 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

$51.95

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 - Nijisseiki Reviews & Tips

Star Rating

Jaya79
★★★★★ 3months ago

SEAFORD MEADOWS, SA, Australia

Grafted this onto the ornamental pears council put on the front verge... couldn't be happier. Water weekly in summer, almost nothing the rest of the year. Fertilize quarterly.

Daniel
★★★★★ 10months 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.

Edward3
★★★★ 2y ago

CARLINGFORD, NSW, Australia

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.

pat1
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...

NickL1
★★ 9y ago

Hallett Cove, SA, Australia

Like the fruit and tree is ornamental

bizibee
★★★★ 9y ago

FERNTREE GULLY, VIC, Australia

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...

HomegrownHeddibles1
★★★ 12y 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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