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Callery Pear
Pyrus calleryana
Callery Pear, form of the cultivar 'Bradford'
Size:

Small
Size: medium
Medium

Large
Exposure/ Light Requirements:
Full Shade not required.
Full Shade
Full Sun required.
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade not required.
Partial Sun/Shade
Hardiness Zone: 5 - 8 
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Mature Height: 30-40 Feet
Features: White flowers in spring; shiny green summer foliage; purple-red fall color.
Culture: Full sun; moist, well drained soil, but tolerates some dryness.
Cultivars:

Many, including

  • 'Aristocrat'-less prone to branch breaking, has good fall color, is more susceptible to fireblight.
  • 'Autumn Blaze'-excellent fall color, more rounded habit, susceptible to fireblight.
  • 'Bradford'-excellent fall color, very prone to branch breakage, resistant to fireblight.
  • 'Chanticleer' ('Cleveland Select')- excellent fall color, narrow pyramidal shape, less prone to branch breakage, resistant to fireblight.
  • 'Redspire'-fall color more yellow than red, has oval form, less prone to branch breakage, very susceptible to firebight.
Mature Form: Pyramidal (but varies by cultivar)
Native To: China
Soil Conditions:
Soil condition: DryDry
Soil condition: Moist, Well-DrainedMoist, Well-Drained
Wet
Tolerance:
Alkaline Soil
Tolerance: Dry SitesDry Sites
Salt
Soil Compaction
Wet Sites
Wind
Uses:
Massing
Patio
Screen
Use for: Shade.Shade
Use for: Specimen.Specimen
Use for: Street.Street
Wind Break
Foliage Color: Green
 
Fall Foliage Color: Purple
Red
 
Additional Notes: