OriginJapan, old variety, P. pyrifolia, Wasesankichi.
TreeVigorous, very productive, susceptible to fire blight. Roundish leaf with attenuate tip, medium serrations.
Chilling requirementMedium.
Blossom and pollination

Mid-late. Chojuro, Nijisseiki, Hosui, partly self-fertile.

Fruit shapeVery large, turbinate or globular, calyx may be persistent.
Skin and fleshRusseted, dull greenish brown to tan brown. Moderate quality, medium high sugar, high acid, firm, sweet.
HarvestVery late, 195-210 days after full bloom
StorageGood, 6-7 months.

Nashi Okusankichi

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