[NAFEX] Asian pear recommendation
lucky.pittman at murraystate.edu
Wed Nov 10 09:07:45 EST 2004
At 09:32 PM 11/9/2004 -0600, you wrote:
>P.S.: I'm also looking for Japanese pear suggestions. I have Shinko and
>Shinseiki and have been very pleased with the fruit. As have been all the
>people to whom I gave samples. :-) I also have a Korean Giant/Don
>Bae/Olympic which has yet to fruit. The question is, if I were to put in a
>couple more asian pears, should I choose another Shinko and Shinseiki, or
>are there others I should consider?
My current favorite(and has been ever since my Asians started fruiting 5
years or so ago) is Chojuro. In my book, it's a 'gotta have'.
I continually see rave reviews for Hosui, but mine's only a 2-yr graft, so
the jury's out on it, for me.
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