Shinseiki Asian Pear is a Japanese pear, which is medium to large size with a firm, crisp, juicy white flesh and a sweet flavor, similar to Bartlett. The Japanese name "shinseiki" means new century. Great for eating in-hand, or slicing for a salad. High in fiber, vitamins K and C, copper, and potassium. Skin is very thin (fragile) yellow-green to pale yellow with small lenticels. Storage life is 3 to 4 months.
We usually start picking this pear either the last week of August, or the first week of September. We usually finish picking the third week of September. After the third week of September, we leave some to over-ripen and pick to make our Asian Pear wine.
During harvest season, we are very busy keeping up with local orders. We do pick some Shinseiki for storage in our refrigerated cooler. We ship Shinseiki special order on request. Please contact during October and November for shipping this variety.