Shinseiki is one of the most popular Asian Pear cultivars in the United States for good reason. Similar to all Asian Pears, Shinseiki is an extremely heavy producer and begins bearing fruit at a relatively young age of two to three years old. The fruit produced by Shinseiki are bright yellow, bursting with sweet nectary juice, and tend to be much smaller in size when compared to cultivars such as Hosui and Chojuro. In fact, Shinseiki Asian Pears are typically about half the size of these Asian Pears! This makes these Asian Pears perfectly snack-sized for to eat fresh, pack away for lunch, or keep on the counter. The fruit grown by Shinseiki may be smaller, but this tree more than makes up for this by producing up to twice as much fruit as other Asian Pear cultivars!
An uncommon characteristic of the Shinkseiki Asian Pear is the vast range of climates where this tree thrives. Growing zones for Shinseiki range from tropical climates, such as Hawaii, all the way to continental climates, such as Michigan! This rare adaptability makes Shinseiki unlike almost any other fruit tree, and also allows people all across the country to grow and enjoy the same delicious Asian Pears! With its snack-sized, nectary, bright yellow and abundant fruit, it’s no wonder Shinseiki is one of the most popular Asian Pears in the United States!
What’s great about the Shinkseiki Asian Pear?
- Abundantly produces bright yellow, extremely juicy, snack-sized Asian Pears.
- Shinseiki is among the heaviest producing Asian Pear trees!
- These Asian Pears are perfectly snack-sized, like extra-large and bright yellow berries!
- Shinseiki is one of the most adaptable fruit trees, thriving from climates such as Hawaii all the way to winters below zero.
- Shinseiki Asian Pears are always best eaten fresh off the tree.
|Cold Hardiness Zones
||5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
||-20° F, (-29° C)
||Pyrus pyrifolia 'Shinseiki'
|Mature Height (ft.)
||15' - 20'
||Mature Width (ft.)
||10' - 15'
||Recommended Spacing (ft.)
||8' - 20'
|Best Seasons to Plant for Zones 7 - 11
||Fall through Spring
||Best Seasons to Plant for Zones 2 - 6
|Optimal Soil Condition
||Acidic - Neutral
||Mildly sweet, incredibly juicy