Pyrus pyrifolia 'Kikusui'

Kikusui Asian Pear

  • »  Heavy producer
  • »  Edible
  • »  Fragrant
  • »  Showy flowers
  • »  Drought tolerant
  • »  Supports bees
  • »  Attracts birds

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This fruit has a cult-like following and it's easy to see why! This bumpy skinned green fruit looks like and apple but tastes like the crispest, juiciest Asian Pear ever. Heavy producing and maturing in early August, it is a home orchard prize!Heavy producer. Outstanding tart Asian Pear taste with incredible juiciness. Easy to grow. Lovely in bloom in spring. Fruit is best for fresh eating. Needs another Asian Pear variety nearby for best pollination and fruit set.

Attributes
Edible
Fragrant
Specimen
Foliage Color
Green
Maintenance and Care
Drought Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Flower Color
Pink
White
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Early Spring
Spring
Winter
Exposure
Full Sun
Habit
Upright
Soil Moisture
Average Water
Moist, Well-Drained
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Pyrus pyrifolia ''Kikusui''

Thrives in full sun. Feed yearly with an organic fertilizer. Prune in winter for damage and to promote good airflow for fruit.