Daisui Li™ Asian Pear Tree
A unique hybrid from a California breeding program, the Daisui Li™ Asian Pear Tree combines the crunchiness of Asian Pears with the flavor of European varieties. Daisui Li™ Asian Pear bears abundant crops of very large, juicy and sweet, yellowish-green pears which ripen in mid-September. These exceptional pears can weigh over 1 lb. each.
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Latin Name: Pyrus pyrifolia
Site and Soil: Asian Pears like full to half day sun and well-drained soil.
Rootstock Description: A vigorous and very productive rootstock for Asian Pears, Pyrus betuaefolia produces trees 10′-12′ in height. P. bet grows well in both heavy and light soils.
Pollination Requirements: For cross-pollination, plant two Asian Pear varieties or one Asian Pear and an early blooming European variety like Ubileen or Rescue.
Hardiness: Hardy to minus 25º F.
Bearing Age: 1-2 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 10-12 ft. in height
Taste: Sweet, juicy
Fruit Skin: Yellowish-green
Fruit Size: Very large
Bloom Time: Early April
Ripening Time: Mid-September
Yield: 50+ lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Asian Pears are generally quite disease resistant and easy to grow. Except for occasional problems with Codling Moth, we have also not experienced significant insect problems with our varieties.
USDA Zone: 4-8