Hosui Asian Pear Tree


Hosui (known as “abundant juice”) is large round russet Asian pear. When it is ripe, it’s sweet and aromatic. Introduced in Japan in 1972, from a cross made in 1954. The fruit ripens early-mid season from mid August to September. The fruit stores for about 4 weeks. It is resistant to Alternaria black spot. Grows well in cold hardiness zones 5-8.

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General Tree Height/Caliper: Most of our fruit trees (apple, peach, apricot, plum, pear, nectarine, quince, and cherry) are grafted/budded and are 4-6' tall with a caliper/diameter of about 1/4-3/4". Most have more than 5' height and 1/2" diameter. The other trees are seedlings, such as pawpaw, mulberry, persimmon, shade, berry, and flowering trees which range from 18-36" tall.

A rootstock primarily controls a tree's size and how early it bears fruit. Learn more about our specific rootstocks.