Nashi variety : Shinko
This information forms part of Agfact H4.1.14 Nashi asian pear varieties
|Origin||Japan, (pre 1941), P. pyrifolia, Nijisseiki x ?|
|Tree||Low to moderate vigour, very upright, very productive, fire blight tolerance. Oval leaf with attenuate tip small neat serrations with longer points unlike Shin Go|
|Blossom and pollination||
Mid season, plenty of pollen, useful pollinator. Partially self fertile.
Round, large, more round and without the more conical shape of Shin Go.
|Skin and flesh||
Fully brown russetted, thick skin, (partial russet similar to Kosui russet). Good texture and flavour.
Late, about Niitaka? 155-170 days after full bloom, after Shin Go.
|Storage||Stores well, 4-5 months.|