PEAR ORNAMENTAL (Pyrus calleryana)

Evergreen: No
Size: Medium
Bloom Period: Spring
Bloom Color: White
Exposure: Sun
Category: Trees
Landscape Uses:
Plant as an ornamental spring flowering tree.

Plant Description:

Pear Ornamental is a fast growing tree.  In the spring the bare branches are covered with white flowers.  The oval or heart shaped leaves are dark green and change to orange and burgundy during the fall. This tree can reach heights of thirty feet tall and wide.

Prunus calleryana ‘Aristocrat’ is the largest of the pear trees.

Prunus calleryana ‘Capitol’ is a narrow upright growing variety.

Prunus calleryana ‘Chanticleer’ has more of a pyramid form and better resistance to fire blight.

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