So I heard great things about Chojuro Asian Pear and want to plant one in my small backyard. I only have space for one tree. Does Chojuro self pollinate?
Asian Pears are absolutely delightful fruits that are easy to grow on your own trees in your own Pacific Northwest gardens. Crunchy like an apple but delicately flavoured and juicy like a European Pear, Asian pears are wonderful for fresh eating. While they are expensive in a grocery store, the fruit is plentiful and easy to grow.
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Note that true perry is a fermented beverage made only from pears. In contrast, pear cider is typically apple cider back sweetened with pear juice. Pear cider will typically be sweeter and have a stronger pear flavor, but perry is more traditional.
The Asian pear, which has only recently been regularly available locally, will be in its prime for the next couple of weeks. The crisp-fleshed fruit has the appearance of an apple and the taste of a juicy pear. Asian pears prefer cool temperatures, but several North County growers have defied the odds by producing a number of varieties which thrive under local weather conditions.
The Chojuro Asian Pear tree produces delicious fruits in late August that store for five months of the year. Their sweet, crisp and very juicy white flesh tastes of pears and butterscotch, and they are great for eating fresh, or using in both sweet and savor salads. The medium-sized tree is easy to grow from zone 5 to 8, and with its bold spring display of creamy-white flowers, full of fragrance, it makes a beautiful ornamental tree too.
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Rather, it is the descendant of two Asian species of pear. The fruit is sweet and juicy, often described as refreshing. Most Asian pears do not require as many hours of cold as the European pears, but they can withstand frost.
Pyrus pyrifolia is a species of pear tree native to East Asia. The tree's edible fruit is known by many names, including: Asian pear Japanese pear Chinese pear  Korean pear   Taiwanese pearapple pearzodiac pearand sand pear. Traditionally in East Asia the tree's flowers are a popular symbol of early spring, and it is a common sight in gardens and the countryside.