[NAFEX] When are Asian Pears Ripe?

Scott Smith scott at cs.jhu.edu
Wed Aug 15 10:12:24 EDT 2007

I am getting my first decent crops this year and am finding a finger  
press toward the top is a good gauge, like it is on many other  
fruits.  You have to press harder than for peaches and it leaves a  
more noticeable dent, but it has been a reliable method for the four  
varieties I have ripening now.  I like them as ripe and juicy as  


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