Pyrus calleryana - Callery Pear


  • Pyrus calleriana is a very popular medium to large deciduous pear tree, originating from China.

  • During mid-late Spring it produces masses of dainty, pretty fragranced white flowers that cover the whole of the tree. Before falling in the Autumn, the glossy bright green leaves turn to a vibrant orange/red putting on a great autumnal display.

  • This tree in particular is one of the last to lose its leaves making it great for screening purposes, it is a widely planted tree in urban areas. Small fruits are produced on the tree but they are not always a regular occurrence.

  • The fast-growing tree is frost hardy, resistant to temperatures as low as -25c.



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