20th Century Pear is a lovely fruit tree known for its large, juicy pears, which are ideal for eating fresh or cooking with. The 20th Century Asian Pear tree is a hybrid of two other Asian Pear varieties, and is also known as Nijisseiki.
Asian pears are generally round in shape, with a crisp, gritty, firm to hard texture and are often called apple pears because of their roundness and crispness. '20th Century' is a medium-sized, apple-shaped fruit with medium, yellowish-green skin. The creamy-white flesh is firm and juicy and good for fresh eating or canning.
The 20th Century Asian Pear tree is easy to grow. Well-known for its disease resistance, good fruit productivity, heat tolerance, cold hardiness, and drought resistance, 20th Century pear is an excellent choice in the garden for both novice and experienced gardeners in climates with colder winters where the lower temperatures help with fruit production.
The 20th Century Asian Pear is a small deciduous tree that only grows 12-15 feet tall and wide and will make an excellent addition to your garden. The 20th Century is a heavy bearing Asian pear - just harvest the fruit in late summer and enjoy its sweet and juicy flavor. Order now and get started on your own backyard orchard!