Niitaka asian pear tree (known as “new quantity”) is a cross between Amanogawa and Imamuraaki pear varieties made in 1915. First fruited in 1922. Named and released in 1927. Tree grows more densely than most other Asian pear tree varieties. Needs high maintenance like pruning and thinning. The fruit is large and firm with orange-brown russet color. Harvest time is in late September or early October. Has good storage qualities. Niitaka asian pears trees grow well in hardiness zones 4-9.
Niitaka Asian Pear Tree
Niitaka (known as “new quantity”) is large-sized, rounded, apple shaped Asian pear. The fruit is juicy and crisp. The skin is brown-russet. Good choice for cooking and mixing with salads. Ripens in early September. Grow well in hardiness zones 4-9.