mishirasu, yongi, yoinashi asian pear

scaper_austinApril 16, 2012

Anybody hear growing these? Have been curious about these varieties as I have not heard much about them. FB resistant? Good fruit quality? Anybody have any idead of chill hour requirement? Thanks for any reports.


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theaceofspades(7 Long Island)

I have mishirasu. A few fruits last season so far I like it a lot. Will know more in six months.

    Bookmark   April 16, 2012 at 10:25PM
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chills71(Zone 6b Mi)

I have Yoinashi. Its grown well, with no fire blight or other problems. this year it has a lot of blooms (its the first year I've gotten blooms on it) and I'm hoping to know about the fruit in a few months.


    Bookmark   April 17, 2012 at 7:23AM
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Scott F Smith(6B/7A MD)

Yoinashi is a high quality asian pear, its one of my favorites. It has a butterscotch flavor.


    Bookmark   April 17, 2012 at 1:48PM
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Thanks for the input guys. I will probably have to try and add some of these. I had hoped some of the Texas contingency would have tried some of these but as with a lot of this trial and error is the best way to find out. Thanks again for the reports.


    Bookmark   April 18, 2012 at 9:07PM
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bhawkins(8A Dallas)

Hi Scaper, I've got a Yoinashi in its 3rd leaf, but nothing to report yet

    Bookmark   April 19, 2012 at 10:19AM
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