OriginJapan (1965), P. pyrifolia, Kikusui x Kimizukawase.
TreeVigorous, upright, sparsely branched with long internodes. Broad round oval leaf with attenuate tip, medium coarse serrations. Susceptible to black spot (Altenaria)
Chilling requirementModerate.
Blossom and pollination

Mid season. Nijisseiki, Chojuro (but it may be too early in some districts), NOT Kosui, and Hakko may be not too.

Fruit shapeOvate, small-medium
Skin and fleshRusseted golden brown, excellent eating quality, crisp slightly gritty, high sugar and acid.
HarvestVery early, 115-125 days after full bloom.
StorageShort shelf life.

Nashi Shinsui

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