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Chojuro Asian Pear Tree
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Chojuro Asian Pear Tree

Tastes Like Butterscotch

Our researchers consistently rank Chojuro as the richest-flavored Asian pear. Beautiful, golden fruit has a butterscotch-like flavor when tree-ripened. The medium to large fruit ripens in mid September. Very productive; thin to increase fruit size.

Why buy a Deluxe package - Deluxe fruit trees include 2 oz. of Fruit-Boost™ Pelletized Calcium to enhance fruit quality, 12 oz. bag of Fruit Tree Food Starter Formula, easy-to-use tree ties (see video below), a premium tree guard to protect the trunk from gnawing pests, mowers and weed trimmers, and a copy of Backyard Horticulture for Fun and Profit—How to Make $10,000 in Your Spare Time.

NOTE: We are unable to ship our trees to PO Boxes at this time.

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  • Botanical Name: Pyrus communis 'Chojuro'
  • Height: 16 - 18 feet.
  • Spacing: 14 - 16 feet.
  • Depth: Locate the planting depth indicator, the marked line above the tree's root system. The graft should be about 2 inches above the soil surface.
  • Spread: 14 feet
  • Light Required: Full Sun
  • Pollinator: Green Jade, Olympic Giant. Excellent pollinator for other pears, can be partially self pollinating, but will always do better with another pear planted nearby.
  • Yield: Approximately 3 - 5 bushels at maturity.
  • Color: Fruit is orange-brown russet when fully mature.
  • Foliage: Large, waxy dark green leaves, reddish-orange in Fall.
  • Blooms: Early-mid season.
  • Fruit: Large 3 inch plus, super sweet, crisp and very juicy. Excellent keeping quality.
  • Zone: 5 - 8 (-10° F.)
  • Form: Deciduous. Upright and semi-spreading at maturity.
  • Flower Form: White, small blossoms.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained medium fertile soil.
  • Growth Rate: Vigorous growth rate.
  • Pruning: Annual pruning is required.
  • Comments: Rich butterscotch flavor. Heavy annual thinning of the fruit is required to attain decent fruit quality. Fruit has long storage; 6 months in common refrigeration. Tree has excellent resistance to disease and many insects.

Planting Success: Step by Step

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Trees - Unboxing
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Trees - Planting Delayed
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Trees - Site Prep
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Trees - Fertilizer/Staking/Mulching
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