Raja Asian Pear Tree
If you like flavorful fruit, you will love the Raja Asian Pear Tree. This attractive, golden-brown Asian Pear is very sweet, richly flavored and simply, quite delicious. Very productive, disease-resistant, and hardy, Raja Asian Pear is a must-have variety for gardeners throughout the U.S.
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: Asian Pears are hardy to minus 25°F.
Bearing Age: 1-2 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 10-12 ft. in height
Bloom Time: March
Ripening Time: 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 not experienced significant pest problems with our varieties.
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