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How And When To Harvest And Store Asian Pears
3 Simple Ways to Eat Asian Pears - wikiHow
Learn which plants thrive in your Hardiness Zone with our new interactive map! Whether buying Asian pears in a supermarket or harvesting them from your own trees, there are a few indicators that you should pay attention to in order to tell if they are ripe. Asian pears also have other names, including Japanese pear, African pear, Nashi pear, Nashi apple, Korean pear, Taiwan pear, bae li, bapple, sand pear, pear apple and papple. They take the apple parts of these names from their round shape rather the usual pear shape.
How to Store Pears for Winter
Looking to add a new fruit to spice up your meals? Meet the Asian pear! With an appearance like an apple-pear hybrid, Asian pears come in more than varieties.
Canning Asian pears is a bit different than putting up European pear varieties. While European pears are high acid fruits with soft flesh, Asian pears are crisp low acid fruits that need added lemon juice for safe canning. Right out of college I was working at a non-profit that specialized in agriculture advocacy, and I found myself tabling at an expo on local food.