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Asian pear trees
Benita Rafzas

Benita Rafzas is an unusual cross between an Asian and European pear.
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Growing


Asian pear trees
Benita Rafzas
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Flowering group2
Pollinating othersAverage
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Warm climates
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Using


Asian pear trees
Benita Rafzas
Picking monthAugust
September
Picking seasonEarly
Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
CroppingLight
Food usesEating fresh
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Problems


Asian pear trees
Benita Rafzas
Disease resistanceGood
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Identification


Asian pear trees
Benita Rafzas
Country of originSwitzerland
Period of origin1950 - 1999
Fruit colourYellow
Flesh colourWhite
Fruit sizeAverage
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