Available next in 2015.
Shinko is a medium to large size pear, very sweet and juicy. It colors to a golden brown russet and will store up to three months after picking. The tree bears heavy, but still crops annually. This variety has shown good resistance to fire blight. Harvests late September.
Maturity Date: September 25
Asian pear varieties perform best when planted with other Asian varieties. Each of the varieties offered by ACN produce viable pollen and may be used to pollinate other Asian varieties. For best results, plant at least two varieties in close proximity to one another.