These popular Asian Pear trees produce an abundance of juicy, sweet fruit that keeps for a long time after harvest. Also known as Nijisseiki, 20th Century pears are one of the most popular Japanese pear varieties in the world and are known for their crisp, juicy flavor. The attractive mid-sized fruit is bright yellow with a hint of rosy blush, and it has a crisp texture and mild flavor. Nature Hills offers the expertly grown 20th Century Asian Pear Tree (Pyrus pyrifolia 'Nijisseiki')for your backyard orchard. Deciduous tree. Early to mid-August in Central Calif. Easy to grow, heavy bearing small tree. Estimated chill requirement: 300 to 400 hrs below 45°F. Growing Shinseiki Asian pears is a good choice if you want a lot of fruit and something a little different. Starting at $18.95. --OVERVIEW-- The 20th Century Asian Pear Tree grows the most popular Asian pears. Bradford pear (Pyrus calleryana "Bradford") made a big splash in the mid-20th century when it became a nearly universal tree selection in residential and commercial landscapes. Flavor and sweetness of a pear and crispness of an apple Small, easy to grow, heavy bearing tree. 20th Century Asian Pear. Keeps well, up to six months. Asian pear trees produce sweet and crisp fruit when fully ripened. 20th Century pears, botanically classified as Pyrus pyrifolia, are the fruits of a large deciduous tree that can reach up to ten meters in height and belong to the Rosaceae or rose family. The “20th Century” pear reached its peak planting acreage, to over 6,000 hectares between 1972 and 1988, when it was the most popular Asian pear cultivar. Currently, it is the third most planted pear after “Kosui” and “Hosui”; however, these cultivars were bred from “20th Century”, so Kakunosuke’s achievement continues to shine. 20th Century ‘20th Century,’ aka ‘Nijisseiki,’ is highly popular for its abundance of incredibly juicy fruit and ornamental, multi-season interest. This pear tree has delicious, firm, crisp and very juicy pears. 3-in-1 Asian Pear Tree. ... 20th Century Asian Pear Tree. Self-fruitful or pollenized by Shinseiki, Bartlett, or other pear or Asian pear. Cold hardy. Self-fruitful or pollenated by Shinseiki, Bartlett, or other pear or Asian pear. Like other pear trees, Shinseiki will do best in full sun and with soil that tends toward loamy and drains well. The 20th Century Asian pear tree produces the unique apple pear. Regular water needs once established. How to Grow a Shinseiki Asian Pear. Productive and ornamental, 20th Century Asian Pear Tree bears heavy yields of uniform, very juicy, sweet fruits that ripen from mid-August to October. If you like the flavors of pears but the texture of apples, this is the fruit tree for you. Juicy, sweet, mild-flavored fruit is crisp like apple. 450 hrs. The pears feature a sweet, mild flavor and an in-your-face juicy crunch. Self-fruitful, pollinated by Shinseiki, Bartlett or another Asian Pear. Starting at $114.95. Their rich flavor and firm texture make them a perfect choice for canning and freezing. Chojuro Asian Pear Tree. Potted 20th Century Asian Pear Shipping Size: 3-4 feet with 1 foot pot. The 20th Century Asian pear tree requires a different pear variety for pollination. Apple-shaped, medium gold skin. Keeps well. Starting at $69.95. Easy to grow, heavy bearing small tree. Add one of the varieties of available Asian Pear trees for sale to your yard today. 4-in-1 Asian Pear Tree. 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