Asian pear


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Asian pear

n.
1. A tree (Pyrus pyrifolia) of the rose family, native to China and widely cultivated for its edible, round, firm, juicy fruit.
2. The fruit of this plant. In both senses also called Chinese Pear, Japanese pear, nashi.

Asian pear

n
1. (Plants) a tropical pear tree, esp any of several varieties of Japanese pear Pyrus serotina
2. (Plants) Also called: nashi the fruit of the Japanese pear, which resembles a large yellow apple, has crisp juicy flesh, and is cultivated in Japan, Korea, the US, and New Zealand
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The four-course meal of Eleven Madison Park favorites included Caviar Benedict with Potato and Leek, Pickled Kohlrabi with Asian Pear and Hazelnut, and Beef Roasted with Parsnips and Mushrooms, followed by milk and honey for dessert.
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For European and Asian pear cultivars, the southern mountainous regions of the country have the best conditions for pear cultivation, because they are the coldest areas and therefore have the necessary cold in the fall-winter period that favors fruit development;
Many of those that could withstand blight received their resistance from Asian pear parents.
This edition has been revised to include recent information and has new chapters on Asian pear scab, Elsinoe leaf and fruit spot, brown spot, Sphaeropsis rot, Phacidiopycnis rot, speck rot, Asian pear blight, apple stem grooving, stem pitting, apple fruit crinkle, and Honeycrisp leaf chlorosis.
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In Zones 5 to 8, Asian pear trees often produce beautiful, crisp-fleshed fruits if given routine care.
They're volunteers from the community, Vincent Massey Public School and MD Physicians Services, and they've come out on this brisk, sunny, late-fall afternoon to plant 21 Asian pear, heartnut and serviceberry trees.
Cap the night with a truly divine Couple's Dessert Platter of luscious delicacies such as Mango Tatin with Ube Ice Cream, Chocolate and Asian Pear Terrine, and Pineapple Mousse Confit "En Flute".

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