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Yakumo Asian Pear Tree

$34.95

The Yakumo Asian Pear Tree produces an oblong to oval, smooth, shiny, pale yellow fruit with crisp, very juicy, sweet flesh that is mildly melon-flavored. Unlike other asian pears Yakumo has a tapered neck similar to their European cousin.  Yakumo ripens in August and keeps well for months in cold storage.

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Yakumo Asian Pear Tree

The Yakumo Asian Pear Tree produces an oblong to oval, smooth, shiny, pale yellow fruit with crisp, very juicy, sweet flesh that is mildly melon-flavored. Unlike other asian pears Yakumo has a tapered neck similar to their European cousin.  Yakumo ripens in August and keeps well for months in cold storage.

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 25° F.
Bearing Age: 1-2 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 10-12 ft. in height
Taste: Very juicy, sweet, crisp, mildly melon-flavored
Fruit Skin: Pale-yellow
Fruit Size: Medium
Bloom Time: Early April
Ripening Time: August
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

Weight 4 lbs
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