OriginJapan (1927), P. pyrifolia, Taihaku x Nijisseiki, bred by A. Kikuchi
TreeMedium vigour, upright, susceptible to fire blight. Long oval leaf with attenuate tip, very small serrations.
Chilling requirementModerate.
Blossom and pollination

Mid to late season. Chojuro, Hosui, Kosui. NOT Nijisseiki, Kosui and Shinsui, partly self fertile.

Fruit shapeOblate but tends to be lopsided, medium.
Skin and fleshYellowish green, tender, cracks after heavy rain like Nijisseiki. Good to excellent quality, high sugar and acid.
HarvestMid season, 135-145 days after full bloom, similar to Nijiseiki time
StorageMedium, up to five months.

Nashi Kikusui

This information forms part of Agfact H4.1.14 Nashi asian pear varieties.