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Asian pears
Benita Rafzas

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


Asian pears
Benita Rafzas
Picking seasonEarly
CroppingLight
Keeping1-2 months
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
Useful forEating fresh
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Growing


Asian pears
Benita Rafzas
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Flowering group2
Pollinating othersAverage
VigourSlightly large
Bearing regularityRegular
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Problems


Asian pears
Benita Rafzas
Disease resistanceGood
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Climate


Asian pears
Benita Rafzas
Climate typeTemperate climates
Warm climates
Summer average maximum temperaturesWarm (25-30C / 76-85F)
Hot (>30C / 86F)
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Identification


Asian pears
Benita Rafzas
Country of originSwitzerland
Period of origin1950 - 1999
Flower colourWhite
Fruit colourYellow
Fruit sizeAverage
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