OriginChina, old renowned variety, probably P. ussuriensis & P. bretschneideri.
TreeVery vigorous, upright, dense, susceptible to fireblight. Large oval leaf with attenuate tip, very fine neat serrations
Chilling requirementLow, 365-480 hours
Blossom and pollination

Very early, day or two after Ya Li. Ya Li, partly self fertile, Corella.

Fruit shapeOvate pyriform, variable, medium to large.
Skin and fleshLight green to yellow green, may have ugly lenticel spotting. Good eating, with some stone cells, high sugar, medium acid, sweet with a trace of tartness.
HarvestLate, a month after Nijisseiki, 176-189 days after full bloom.
StorageFairly long, up to six months at 0-1°C at least.

Nashi Tsu Li

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