The aromatic Fragrant pear has been cultivated for more than 1,300 years in a small province along the Silk Road in China. These pears are also referred to as Korla Fragrant pears in China where they were grown.
Fragrant pears are small, slightly round and sometimes egg-shaped. The pear lives up to its name; it is fragrant, with a floral aroma. Yellow and green in color with a slight red blush, these aromatic pears have smooth skin and small dots on its surface. Fragrant pears are best eaten when they are firm. They have a distinct white flesh that is crispy, sweet and juicy .
Pears fruit is packed with health benefiting nutrients such as dietary fiber, anti-oxidants, minerals and vitamins, which are necessary for optimum health. Pears have been suggested in various traditional medicines in the treatment of colitis, chronic gallbladder disorders, arthritis, and gout.