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Olympic Asian Pear

Pyrus pyrifolia 'Olympic'

The Olympic pear is an attractive, round, very large Asian pear with an orange-brown russeted skin. Its flesh is firm, crisp, juicy and sweet. It is considered one of the best Asian pear varieties for long-term storage.


Height

10-15 Feet

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Spread

8-12 Feet

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Hardiness Zone

4-9

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Item # Description Price
3707 Olympic Asian Pear on Standard (Pear) root, Extra Large 5/8" up caliper grade $29.99 Add to Cart

Pyrus pyrifolia 'Olympic'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

A large, upright, winter hardy and vigorous tree that requires a pollinator to bear fruit. May have some fireblight tolerance. Clip the stems of the fruit when harvesting. The last Asian pears to ripen during October. Fruit can store for 8-9 months.

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A Little History about Olympic Asian Pear

Originated in Korean in 1969.

Pyrus pyrifolia 'Olympic' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
Mid-season blooming
Pollinizer needed
Fruit Characteristics
Very large fruit
Growth Rate/Habit
Average vigor
Very productive
Upright habit
Harvest Period
Late season
Other Attributes
Very juicy
Long-term keeper
Aromatic
Sweet
Very crisp
Site Requirements
Full Sun
Winter hardy
Skill Required
Average skill
Uses
High dessert quality