This heirloom variety was discovered in Japan, back in 1895. Also known as 'Old World,' it is sometimes called 'The Rum Pear' for it's rich, distinctive butterscotch/rum flavour. Medium to large, thick skinned, golden brown fruit can be stored up to 6 months. Mid-size tree is very productive and disease resistant. Asian pears are one of the easiest fruits to grow organically.
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