Kosui Asian Pear Tree


Kosui (known as “good water”) released in 1959 in Japan. The fruit is medium sized with yellow to golden brown color. It is crisp, juicy, and very sweet. The fruit ripens 2 weeks before Hosui. It stores well for 8 weeks. Resistant to Alternaria black spot, and moderately resistant to scab. Grows well hardiness zones 5-8.

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.