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Hosui Asian Pear

Hosui Asian Pear

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Hosui Asian Pear

Pyrus pyrifolia 'Hosui'

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.


10-15 Feet



8-12 Feet


Hardiness Zone


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273 Hosui Asian Pear on Standard (Pear) root, Extra Large 5/8" up caliper grade $29.99 Add to Cart

Pyrus pyrifolia 'Hosui'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Hosui can grow quite large fruit if thinned properly. Because it is an attractive russet, bronze color, be careful not to harvest it before it is truly mature, late in the summer about the same time as Twentieth Century.

A Little History about Hosui Asian Pear

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

Pyrus pyrifolia 'Hosui' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
Thin early for size
Thin heavily for size
Pollinizer needed
Fruit Characteristics
Large fruit
Growth Rate/Habit
Very vigorous
Spreading habit
Spurry habit
Harvest Period
Late season
Other Attributes
Keeps well
Very crisp
Very juicy
Very sweet
Site Requirements
Full Sun
Skill Required
Average skill
High dessert quality