Pyrus pyrifolia is a species of pear tree native to East Asia. The tree's edible fruit
is known by many names, including: Asian pear, Chinese pear, Korean pear, ...
Asian pears vary in color from golden yellow to russeted green and are often
times speckled with small brown spots. Additionally Asian pears can vary in
Despite having a texture similar to that of apples, Asian pears closely resemble
other pear varieties in their nutritional profile. These fruits are high in fiber, low in
Asian Pear is the generic name for over 25 different varieties of this "true pear."
Although the outside appearance of each Asian Pear may differ, all Asian Pears ...
Select the most fragrant and unbruised fruit with little to no brown spots. Ripe
Asian pears are hard and do not soften (unlike traditional pears). They are ready
Sep 5, 2015 ... This sweet, crunchy, late-summer fruit is easy to grow – and better behaved than
the flighty Western pear, says Mark Diacono.
Sep 22, 2012 ... YourProduceGuy shows you how to tell when Asian Pears or Apple Pears are
ripe. These are tasty little fruits that are sweet and juicy.
Apple Pears (also known as “Sand Pears”, “Nashi”, “Asian Pears”) have been
described as the “HOTTEST NEW ITEM SINCE THE KIWI”, and it's no wonder!
Asian pear trees produce pears defined by their round shape and crisp, juicy
texture. These eastern-indiginous pears are a treat to enjoy right off the tree!
Mar 2, 2015 ... James Beutel, UC Farm Advisor, Solano Co. 1990. Asian Pears. p.304-309 in:
Advances in New Crops. Proceedings of the First National ...