Medium sized, sweet, fruity, extremely juicy and with a melt-in-your-mouth texture, this is our most popular Asian pear variety, developed at the National Horticultural Research station in Tsukuba, Japan. Ripens in late August. Circa 1972.
Large, crisp, and very juicy, with a mild nutty flavor. Somewhere between Hosui and Olympic in terms of flavor and texture. A good cooking pear and one of the best storage varieties. It will also last in the refrigerator several days after being cut up. Japanese variety. Ripens in late October. Circa unknown.
Crisp and sweet with a fruity flavor.
Very juicy and very sweet, typically on the smaller side. A Japanese variety that ripens in mid-August. Circa unknown.