Pyrus pyrifolia Hosui - Hosui Asian Pear
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Hosui Asian Pear

Pyrus pyrifolia 'Hosui'
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Hosui Asian Pear is an attractive fruit with golden russeted skin. It's flesh is firm, juicy, sweet, and mildly flavored with good quality. Trees are vigorous and spreading. Ripens from mid-August to late September depending on location.

"Much Water" is the English translation of Hosui. Hosui was introduced in Japan in 1972 and is popular in the US.

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Site Requirements
  Full Sun
Skill Required