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Kikusui Pear Trees for Sale Online
The Kikusui Asian pear, also known as the floating chrysanthemum asian pear, is known for its sweet-tart flavor and the flat, chubby fruits. The flesh is creamy white, sweet with just a touch of tartness, and quite firm. The skin is very delicate and bruises easily so this pear doesn’t have a good reputation shipping, which is why you'll rarely see this jewel in the grocery stores.
The Kikusui pear tree was brought to the United States during the California Gold Rush in the 1850s. This cute little fruit has a beautiful name that means “Chrysanthemum Floating in Water.” The floating chrysanthemum is also the crest of the Japanese royal family.
|Mature Height:||12 to 15 feet|
|Mature width:||12 to 15 feet|
|Classification:||Broad leaved deciduous tree, spring flowering|
|Habit:||Spreading, umbrella shaped canopy|
|Pruning Season:||Late winter|
|Soil Condition:||Any well drained soil|
|Water Requirement:||Water well until established|
|Uses:||One of the best pears for eating fresh|