Atago Asian Pear
Pyrus pyrifolia 'Atago'
Unlike some Asian pears that like it hot, light tan Atago develops sweet, juicy flavor even in cooler summer weather.
A substantial crop of high quality, delicious fruit ripens late in the season. Atago has been a star in the Mt. Vernon trials. Shows fireblight resistance in some growing areas.
Hardy to USDA Zone: 5
Chill Hours Needed: Unverified/400-450 is average chill requirement for Asian pears
Mature Height: 15' (Semi Dwarf)
Sun: Full Sun
Ripening Time: Early Fall
Pollination: Needs a Pollinizer
Semi-Dwarf Rootstock: OHxF87
Read our Asian Pear Growing Guide