The fruits of asian pears resemble apples more than their European counterparts, and have a milder flavour and a crisp texture. They store very well, and will last most of a winter in good condition in a root cellar. Two different varieties are required for cross-pollination.
Mishirasu – Produces extra-large, flavourful fruit with brown, russeted skin
Ping-Guo-Li – Produces fruit with very sweet flesh & nice, crunchy texture