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20th Century (Nijisseiki) Asian Pear Tree Pyrus pyrifolia 'Nijisseiki'

  • 20th Century Pear Trees produce sizable, crisp and sweet fruit.

    20th Century Pear Trees produce sizable, crisp and sweet fruit.

  • These pears have a long storage life.

    These pears have a long storage life.

  • Asian Pear trees have fragrant blooms in spring.

    Asian Pear trees have fragrant blooms in spring.

* Images shown are of mature plants

20th Century (Nijisseiki) Asian Pear Tree Pyrus pyrifolia 'Nijisseiki'



Product Details

Growing Zones: 5-9 outdoors

This plant may not thrive in your area


    
    
    
      5-9 outdoors
    
   Map 5-9 outdoors (hardy down to -10℉)
  • Mature Height: 12-30 ft.
  • Mature Width: 8-15 ft.
  • Sunlight: Full Sun
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Botanical Name: Pyrus pyrifolia 'Nijisseiki'
  • Does Not Ship To: AZ, AR, CA, ID, LA, WA

Product Description

Sweet, Juicy Fruit and a Stunning Display of Color

Also known as the Nijisseiki Pear Tree, the 20th Century Asian Pear Tree is a showstopper. This beautiful ornamental tree is easy to grow and produces juicy, delicious fruit. Once the most tree in Japan, the Nijisseiki Pear Tree has grown in popularity worldwide.

The 20th Century Asian Pear Tree is different from other fruiting trees - it produces multiple harvests of delectable fruit each year. Combining the taste of an apple and a pear into one, the Nijisseiki Pear is firm and crisp, with a sweet, warm flavor.

And the Nijisseiki Tree is more than just fruit. In early spring, this Pear Tree shows off with an abundance of delicate white blossomsIt makes a stunning display in any landscape, and you’ll love its enchanting aroma. Plus, its shiny green foliage will turn fire-red in fall, just before harvest!

The best part? The 20th Century Asian Pear Tree is extremely low maintenance. It's self-pollinating, tolerant of both heat and cold, and easy to pick. With just a little care, you'll have a blossoming tree with a bountiful harvest. 

With your new Nijisseiki Pear Tree, you'll get a huge harvest of delicious, unique fruit - plus a beautiful ornamental tree that delivers three seasons of good looks. Don't wait - get yours today!

Planting & Care

Planting: Dig a hole twice the size and just as deep as the root ball. After the hole is dug, carefully loosen the roots and set your tree in the hole, keeping the trunk straight. Backfill in the hole completely and gently remove air pockets that may have formed by tamping down with a spade. Water the tree thoroughly after the tree has been planted.

Watering: Water your Pear Tree as necessary, giving it at least 1 or 2 inches of water once a week. When the weather gets hot and dry during the peak of summer, increase the amount of water to maintain proper hydration and moisture. Do not water your Pear Tree after the first frost in the fall. You should resume watering once the last frost has passed in spring.

Pruning: When pruning, it’s important to trim the Pear Tree's central leader to promote upright growth. If there are any competing branches present, remove them so that multiple leaders do not form. Maintain the tree’s natural shape by pruning any large, lateral branches. Dead, dying, or wilted branches should always be removed to help the 20th Century Asian Pear Tree focus its energy on growing healthy and producing an abundance of fruit.

Pollination Info

20th Century (Nijisseiki) Asian Pear Tree Pollination

20th Century (Nijisseiki) Asian Pear Trees are self-fertile. You will get fruit with only one plant. However, adding an additional 20th Century (Nijisseiki) Asian Pear Tree will drastically increase the size of your crop.

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