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Shinko Asian Pear

Shinko Asian Pear

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Shinko Asian Pear

Pyrus pyrifolia 'Shinko'

Shinko is a late ripening Asian pears that is one of the best keepers.  It ripens from early to mid-October.  The fruit is medium sized with russeted skin over a greenish background.  The flesh is firm and crisp with a rich and sweeet flavor.  Will pollinate with Bartlett and most other Asian pears.


10-15 Feet



8-12 Feet


Hardiness Zone


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Item # Description Price
3814 Shinko Asian Pear on Semi-Standard (OHxF 87) Root - Extra-Large 5/8"and up caliper grade $29.99 Add to Cart

Pyrus pyrifolia 'Shinko'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Asian pears are best pollinated with other asian pears.  It is best to plant two different varieties.  Sometimes European pears will also pollinate them.


Pyrus pyrifolia 'Shinko' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
Pollinizer needed
Thin early for size
Thin heavily for size
Fruit Characteristics
Medium size fruit
Growth Rate/Habit
Upright habit
Average vigor
Spreading habit
Spurry habit
Harvest Period
Late season
Other Attributes
Very juicy
Long-term keeper
Very crisp
Site Requirements
Full Sun
Winter hardy
Skill Required
Average skill
Cooking or baking
Juice or Cider
Canning or freezing
High dessert quality