ASIAN Pear (Nashi) Kumoi

And now for something completely different! Is it an apple? Is it a pear? It is in fact called an Asian Pear, or sometimes a Nashi Pear, it is a very round russet apple-looking pear, with similar taste and characteristics to pears, sweet white flesh and it keeps really well too. It is a relative newcomer over here, but widely grown elsewhere in the world. The variety Kumoi is self-fertile, so you will get some fruit from it, but you will get heavy crops pollinated by other pears - the common