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  • 20th Century (Nijisseiki) Asian Pear for Sale

    20th Century (Nijisseiki) Asian Pear for Sale

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20th Century (Nijisseiki) Asian Pear

Pyrus pyrifolia "Nijisseiki"

$79.95 (5% Off)

1. Size

  • Order now, get it by Tuesday, December 18
  • Shipped to you in our Drop 'N Grow™

    The benefits of the Drop ‘N Grow™ bag…

    By growing these trees in burlap bags, the roots grow into the cloth, rather than circling around a pot. This forces these trees to put out thousands of fine hair roots. These roots bring moisture and nutrients into the plants. This means you get a tree that will become established quicker and provide you with superior and faster growth.

    These will be the easiest trees you have ever planted! Simply dig your hole, place the Drop 'N Grow™ bag in the center (burlap included) then use excess dirt to fill the hole. That's it!

    Drop and Grow Bare Root


2. Quantity

3. Extras

-t- Root Rocket™ Fertilizer
Root Rocket™ Transplant Fertilizer

2oz. Packet

Get your new plants off to the right start by using Root Rocket™ Transplant.

This soil amendment contains 16 strains of mycorrhizal fungi, biostimulants, beneficial bacteria and Horta-Sorb® water management gel.

Simply sprinkle the product into the planting hole adjacent to the root ball when planting.

The organisms will start to work right away supplying the roots with much needed nutrition.

The specially formulated Horta-Sorb® will reduce transplant stress and aid in water retention.

1 packet per plant

Root Rocket Fertilizer
-t- Planting Mix
20th Century (Nijisseiki) Asian Pear Planting Mix

Helps your 20th Century (Nijisseiki) Asian Pear get established in a fraction of the time, become more drought tolerant, and grow faster. Here's how:

Beneficial Bacteria... It's like a Probiotic for your tree... creating an explosion of fine hair roots that vastly improves nutrient and water uptake.

Coarse Organic Compost... loosens and improves all types of soils while promoting proper pH levels. You get better drainage and moisture retention.

Microbial Fertilizers... including Sea Kelp, Yucca, and 100 other elements proven to gently feed your tree without burning the roots.

Use 1 bag of Planting Mix for each plant ordered.

Soil Contents
-t- Tree Planting Kit
Tree Planting Kit
Tree Planting Kit

Getting your tree off to the right start can more than double its growth rate. Use our planting kit so your tree is ready for explosive growth.

Your planting kit includes:

  1. Tree Stake Kit to help keep your tree stable, giving roots time to grow.

  2. Breathable Tree Guard protects against gnawing mice, rabbits, deer and mowers.

  3. 2 oz of Root Rocket™ Mycorrhizal Fungi so your tree can quickly explode with new root growth.

-t- TreeGator® Jr. Watering Bag
TreeGator® Jr.

When you’re making an investment and effort in planting new trees in your landscape, you can assure their survival and growth by using TreeGator® - a truly simple and innovative drip irrigation system in a bag.

With hot summers and droughts the norm around the USA, TreeGator® is an absolute necessity to protect your new trees and shrubs.

TreeGator® is super easy to install without any tools, and it can easily be filled up with a standard garden hose or can even be connected to a rain barrel!

It's a super time saver that takes the worry out continually remembering whether you've watered your new tree or not. Plus, all the water that goes into the drip bag is used up with no waste, so TreeGator® is environmentally friendly with regard to water use.

Tree Gator

Growing Zones: 5-9
(hardy down to -10℉)

Growing Zones 5-9
You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

12-30 ft.

Mature Width:

8-15 ft.


Full Sun

Growth Rate:


Harvest Time:

August - October

Year to Bear:

Fruits 1st Year!

Botanical Name:

Pyrus pyrifolia "Nijisseiki"

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Don't Buy Bare-Root Trees (learn why below)

Grow The Most Popular Asian Pear!

Everything about this tree is great. The 20th Century Asian Pear, or Nijisseiki as it is often called, is the perfect ornamental fruit tree for your yard. The fruit is incredibly delicious, nutritious and easy to grow. As an added benefit, you'll get a show stopping ornamental during every season.

Asian pears bring together the best of the apple and pear into one fruit. The 20th Century Asian pear smells just like a pear, but, like an apple, the outside of the fruit is crisp, firm and round. The flavor is like a pumped up pear, sweeter and warmer, but the flesh is smooth and incredibly juicy. There's a reason they call Asian pears "apple pears!"

Unlike many other fruit trees, you don't need to fuss with the 20th Century Asian Pear. With only a little pruning, you'll have a bountiful harvest of fresh, ripe fruit every single year. The harvest is simple because you can just pull the pear right off the tree and eat it.

You'll get more and more fruit every single year. The harvest of the 20th Century Asian pear grows over time, so you'll start out with a small harvest in the 2nd season and then every single year you'll likely get double or triple the fruit you had from the previous year. The Nijisseiki is self-fertile, but if you plant it alongside the other pear trees in your yard, each tree will produce even more harvest!

A big harvest doesn't mean wasted fruit. The 20th Century Asian Pear is one of the most durable fruits available after it has ripened. When it easily pulls off the tree, you can pick the fruit and store it in your fridge. It can stay there for up to six months without going bad. The Nijisseiki also makes the perfect canning and freezing fruits because their flesh is so dense and firm. You'll think of plenty of uses for your Asian pears and when you run out of ideas, you can just store them and enjoy them for the rest of the year.

The fruit is obviously a huge benefit, but that's not all you'll get out of this tree. In early spring, the 20th Century presents dramatic, showy, bright white blooms. The huge blooms contrast beautifully against the dark, glossy leaves and will fill your yard with an undeniably sweet fragrance.

You'll event get a gorgeous show in the fall. Just in time to harvest your delicious fruit, the 20th Century Asian Pear tree has one more gift for you. The dark, handsome leaves turn into a stunning fire-red when autumn arrives. Just imagine walking out to your tree and picking your pears from between the striking fall foliage.

The pears are sweet, but you don't need to feel bad for eating them. With very low calories and very high fiber counts, you'll feel full and satisfied without the guilt. The sweet, juicy treat is packed full of the nutritional benefits of Vitamin K, Copper and Potassium. Plus, it's a hypoallergenic food that's low in acidity. Sensitive eaters need not worry!

Start growing your sweet, juicy pears today. You don't want to miss the opportunity to have this tempting fruit in your garden. With very little effort, you'll get so much in return. Asian pear trees are becoming more popular each year, so don't miss out on your chance to find out why! 

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20th Century (Nijisseiki) Asian Pear Pollination

20th Century (Nijisseiki) Asian Pear are self-fertile. You will get fruit with only one plant. However, adding an additional pollinator will drastically increase the size of your crop. Below are the most effective pollinators we have chosen for your area...

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Customer Reviews

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fast grow
my 20century pear tree is a beauty, when i receive my tree i strip all foliage it did not look good to me , 2 weeks later, my tree bud all over, and new branch come out every where, now she is beautiful, can wait for next year to bloom...many thanks....
i wish i can send you pic, i only know how with my phone....
August 16, 2018
5 months ago
Growing Zone:
Great Expectations!
My new tree has been establishing a strong root system this year. I expect greater things next year and yummy pears for years to come!
August 11, 2018
7 months ago
Growing Zone:
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June 21, 2018
6 months ago
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Excellent specimen
A truly exceptional tree, great form and delicious fruit!
July 12, 2017
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Good strong tree.
Pear tree is doing great. It did not loose a leaf. I also planted pear tree the day it arrived. Very strong hearty tree.
May 12, 2017
1 year ago

Planting & Care

It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your 20th Century (Nijisseiki) Asian Pear

20th Century (Nijisseiki) Asian Pear Planting Diretions

Planting Instructions: Plant your 20th Century Asian Pear tree in a hole twice as wide and nearly as deep as the root's ball. You'll need to place it in a spot in your garden that gets full sun. If you get frost in the spring, be sure to cover your plant and provide a small heat source like a lamp. The 20th Century will need around 400 hours of chill time in temperatures above freezing, but below 45 Planting & Care

Questions & Answers

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Why did you choose this? Store
i like this fruits very much
Hem T on May 28, 2018
More crispy and juicy
tong jian j on Feb 24, 2018
i like this fruits very much
Hem T on May 28, 2018
Low chill hours
Alluri R on May 7, 2018
More crispy and juicy
tong jian j on Feb 24, 2018
My son ruined my neighbors tree so I am replacing it.
melissa C on Aug 1, 2017
Love pears. Wanted to try Asian pears.
Nicholas P on Jul 9, 2017
because i love Nijisseiki asian pear
Kinh N on May 17, 2017
Very expensive to purchase this fruit at a grocery so I want to grow my own
Mary K on Feb 8, 2017
Low chill hours
Alluri R on May 7, 2018
My son ruined my neighbors tree so I am replacing it.
melissa C on Aug 1, 2017
Can this tree be planted in containers?will it bear fruits if planted in container?
Alberto B on Aug 23, 2018
Can I get another 20th Century pear as a pollinator or must I get another type of Asian pear? I want to plant it as a side by side on my driveway. Thanks
NgocBe on Sep 16, 2018
Can 20th century Asian pear be grown in container?Will it bear fruits?
Alberto B on Aug 24, 2018
I don't have the answer,but the above link might help.
BTW-I live in Maine and have many fruit on the limbs. My first year and can't wait to eat them :)
What time of year should this tree be planted in zone 7?
Lin A on Jan 14, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The 20th Century Asian Pear is dormant right now. You can plant this tree in your zone when the ground is not hard from being cold so the roots can get established in the soft ground.
Why is this tree not shipped to LA?
Richmond K on Aug 22, 2018

Shipping Details

Most items ship the next business day unless otherwise noted

Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately, however some orders may ship in 1-2 business days (we do not ship on the weekends) from date of purchase. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

Shipping Alert:

You can still order, but due to cold weather, we have delayed shipping to the areas shaded on the map below. We want your new plant to thrive right out of the box, so we will wait on shipping your order until the weather is ideal. This includes anyone in Growing Zones 3 or 4. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our Growing Zone Finder.

We will resume normal shipping in the Spring. Please see the table below for your approximate ship date.

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