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Pyrus calleryana - 'Chanticleer' (Ornamental Pear)

Type Tree, Deciduous, Flowering
Form Taller Rounded Form
Size Medium Sized Tree (3 to 8m height)
Colours White Flowers (Summer early), Medium green Foliage
Care Low/Easy Maintenance - Tough Plant
Hardiness Very hardy, Seaside Friendly
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Pyrus calleryana - Cultivation Notes

The ornamental pear will flourish in the toughest of soils include the dry and stoney, but not wet. Plant in a sunny spot, Pyrus will tolerate exposed / industrial locations.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Pyrus calleryana:

  • Attractive autumn colour
  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Suitable for exposed coastal planting
  • Fruit / berry producing
  • Attractive form or foliage for all year interest
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils
  • Tolerates cold exposed locations

Design & Plant Use for Pyrus calleryana:

  • Provides extended interest with blossom, berries and autumn colour
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plants & trees with autumn colour / foliage
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