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Shinseiki Pear Scionwood (Spring 2023)


An early-season, bright yellow nashi pear. Also known as New Century.

Like many Asian pears, Shinseiki is susceptible to fireblight and pseudomonas, but these disadvantages are very much outweighed by its positive features. It is self-fertile, and a pollenizer is not required for fruit set. It is also precocious, bearing in two-three years, and very productive; crops will need to be thinned to maintain annual bearing and prevent limb breakage. This pear has a low chill requirement and is a great choice for warm-winter climates.

This is the prettiest of our Asian pears, ripening early–around the same time as Hosui–to a bright yellow that is speckled with subtle, pale dots. The flesh is sweet, slightly tart, crisp, and very, very juicy. It is a perfect salad pear. Shinseiki hangs well on the tree and it stores for about two months.

 Shinseiki is a Japanese selection introduced in 1945. This tree is also known as New Century, which is a translation of Shinseiki.

Volume Pricing

Premiums are included in the following prices if applicable. These prices are for regular scion. Add $1 for clean scion.

Quantity Shinseiki Pear Scion
1 $14.00
2-5 $9.00
6-10 $8.00
11-99 $7.00
100+ $6.00

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$14.00 ea.

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Clean vs. Regular

Our clean scion is harvested from trees grown on G.16, which is extremely sensitive to viruses. These trees would not have survived if the scion contained viruses. Our clean wood has not been lab tested. Regular = may contain one of the common latent viruses; this is not usually a problem and can be used with most rootstocks.

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Like many Asian pears, Shinseiki is susceptible to fireblight and pseudomonas, but these disadvantages are very much outweighed by its positive features. It is self-fertile, and a pollenizer is not required for fruit set. It is also precocious, bearing in two-three years, and very productive; crops will need to be thinned to maintain annual bearing and prevent limb breakage. This pear has a low chill requirement and is a great choice for warm-winter climates.

This is the prettiest of our Asian pears, ripening early–around the same time as Hosui–to a bright yellow that is speckled with subtle, pale dots. The flesh is sweet, slightly tart, crisp, and very, very juicy. It is a perfect salad pear. Shinseiki hangs well on the tree and it stores for about two months.

 Shinseiki is a Japanese selection introduced in 1945. This tree is also known as New Century, which is a translation of Shinseiki.


The Fruit

Fruit Type

Category: Pear
Subcategory: Asian, Self-Fertile

Fruit Uses & Storage

Uses: fresh eating, storage, canning
Storage duration: one to three months (approximate, depending on storage conditions)

Fruit Appearance

Skin color: yellow
Flesh color: cream

Fruit Origins

Parentage: Nijiesiki x Chojuro
Origin: Japan
Introduced in: 1945
Introduced by: Teji Ishikawa

The Environment

Calendar & Geography

USDA zones: 5 - 8
Chill hours: Not yet determined
Ripening date: Aug 13 (approximate, in New York State) 7 days before Bartlett

Diseases & Pests

Fireblight: Susceptible
Pseudomonas : Susceptible

Pollination

Pollination Factors

Bloom group: 3
Is it self-fertile? Y
Is it fertile? Y
Ploidy: Diploid

Pollination Partners

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