Asian pear flower

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Maybe you know them as apple pears, papples, or nashi pears, but whatever you call them, the fruits of the Pyrus pyrifolia tree are delicious. Juicy or crunchy depending on the variety and maturity , honey-sweet yet not overpowering, mature Asian pears can be enjoyed right away when you pick them. Often round like an apple, some P. We link to vendors to help you find relevant products.

How to Plant and Grow Asian Pear Trees

How to Grow and Care for Asian Pear Trees | Gardener's Path

The Asian pear tree Pyrus pyrifolia is part of the Rosaceae family, which includes several fruit trees such as plums and peaches. The Asian pear produces copper-colored, rounded fruits that are a few inches long. The tree features dense green foliage in a pyramidal or rounded shape. The foliage turns a red or burgundy color in the fall.

How to Grow Asian Pear Trees

Of all the tree fruits we grow, my favorites are the Asian pears. The small trees top out at only 12 to 20 feet m tall, making them easy to maintain. Plus, they always make a good crop. Sometimes called Nashi pears or apple-pears, crisp and juicy Asian pears are delicious fresh, and even better when dried into sweet, chewy morsels. Trees start bearing about four years after planting and keep producing for at least 20 years.
Pyrus pyrifolia is a species of pear tree native to East Asia. The tree's edible fruit is known by many names, including: Asian pear , [2] Japanese pear , [2] Chinese pear , [2] [3] Korean pear , [4] [5] [6] Taiwanese pear , apple pear , [7] zodiac pear , three-halves pear, papple ,Naspati and sand pear. Traditionally in East Asia the tree's flowers are a popular symbol of early spring, and it is a common sight in gardens and the countryside. The fruits are not generally baked in pies or made into jams because they have a high water content and a crisp, grainy texture, very different from the European varieties.