OriginJapan (1915), P. pyrifolia, Amanogawa x Imamuraaki.
TreeMedium to low vigour, very upright, high production, susceptible to fire blight. Large round leaf with attenuate tip, small serrations with long points.
Chilling requirementModerate.
Blossom and pollination

Early. Ya Li, (Chojuro if blossom advanced), maybe Hwa Hong, has little and infertile pollen, questionable with Hosui.

Fruit shapeRound, conical around the stem, stalk in small ridged basin, very large.
Skin and fleshRusseted. Good eating quality, medium-high sugar, medium acid.
HarvestLate, similar to Hwa Hong, 155-170 days after full bloom.
StorageMedium, up to five months?

Nashi Niitaka

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