Nashi variety : Shinseiki
This information forms part of Agfact H4.1.14 Nashi asian pear varieties
|Origin||Japan, P. pyrifolia, Nijiseiki x Chojuro|
|Tree||Moderately vigorous, natural pyramid, can be stunted by over cropping, spur type, susceptible to fire blight. Broad oval leaf with attenuate tip, medium neat serrations|
|Blossom and pollination||
Medium to late, partially self-fertile. Williams', Hakko, Nijisseiki, Chojuro.
|Fruit shape||Medium when well thinned, flat-round, precocious, heavy bearing.|
|Skin and flesh||
Yellow green, very smooth, tender, marks very easily. Coarse flesh, juicy, mild flavoured, medium sugar, high acid, flesh spot decay can be a problem with over mature fruit at harvest.
|Harvest||Early mid season, few days after Kosui, when sugars about 12.5% and mostly yellow, 125 days after full bloom.|
|Storage||Short, about two months.|