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Do Nashi pears need a pollinator?
Last Updated: 17th January, 2020
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Subsequently, one may also ask, which pears are self pollinating?
The key to successful cross-pollination of pear trees is choosing varieties that bloom at the same time. Anjou, Kieffer, and Bartlett are self-pollinating but they will produce more fruit if paired with another of the same kind.
Furthermore, do you need more than one pear tree to produce fruit? All fruit trees require proper pollination in order to produce fruit. Most pear trees are completely or partially self-pollinated, so it is necessary to plant more than one variety if you wish to have fruit.
Beside this, is Nashi a pear?
The Nashi pear, or Asian pear, is a round fruit the shape and size of an apple. That's why the Nashi pear is sometimes also known as an apple pear. The Nashi pear is white on the inside and has a small core. The pear has a thin, golden-coloured skin and a deliciously fresh flavour.
Can a pear tree pollinate an apple tree?
It is always best to pollinate fruit trees of the same genus with each other (apples with apples, pears with pears) but pears can cross-pollinate with apples as long as both trees bloom at the same time. For example, a Norland apple tree cannot pollinate another Norland apple tree.