Chinese Sand Pear, Sand Pear, Japanese Pear, Asian Pear, Oriental Pear, Chinese Pear Pyrus pyrifolia

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Pyrus pyrifolia

Family:

Rosaceae

Genus:

Pyrus

Species:

pyrifolia

Common Name:

Chinese Sand Pear, Sand Pear, Japanese Pear, Asian Pear, Oriental Pear, Chinese Pear

Seeds Per Pound:
12,990
Quantity:
1.59 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
28
Germination:
98%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
20-30ft
Collection Locale:
Massachusetts
Crop Year:
2018
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
6
In Stock: 1.59 lb
Prices
Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
5.95
10 g
14.50
1 oz
19.95
1 lb
149.50
Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/16" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* They are commonly served raw and peeled.
* The fruit tends to be quite large and fragrant, and when carefully wrapped (it has a tendency to bruise because of its juiciness), it can last for several weeks or more in a cold, dry place. more...
* The average yield from wild trees in the Himalayas is 83kg per year, though some trees yield up to 200kg.
* The fruit contains about 4.9% sugars, 3.2% protein, 0.9% pectin. more...
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov