Pyrus (Ornamental Pears)
Pyrus (ornamental pears) are extremely hardy and easy to grow trees. They are able to tolerate drought and intermittently wet sites (including clay soils).
Get ready to expect vibrant, bright autumn colours and beautiful spring blossoms.
A superb, upright ornamental pear introduction with a dense habit and attractive foliage. Excellent for sites where lateral space is restricted, its tough disposition and aesthetic attributes combine to make for a wonderfully versatile tree be it for home gardens or streets and public areas.
A narrow, fastigiate form and possibly the narrowest growing Pyrus cultivar in Australia. An excellent choice for narrow, restricted areas, around carparks, along narrow medians in both the public and private domain.
Adaptable to a wide range of site conditions including quite dry conditions, slightly alkaline soils and air pollution. Able to handle intermittently wet, heavy soils.
A lovely ornamental pear that has a good spring floral display and attractive mid-green summer foliage that changes to reds and purples in autumn. Useful as a small feature tree for parks and gardens as well as streets, carparks and public areas.
Glossy green leaves with purple veins, turning to orange-red-purple hues in autumn.
Adaptable to a wide range of site conditions including quite dry conditions, slightly alkaline soils, some coastal areas and air pollution.
Some of the other varieties available are:
- Pyrus betulaefolia 'Southworth' - Dancer
- Pyrus 'Bursnozam'- Burgundy Snow
- Pyrus calleryana 'Aristocrat
- Pyrus fauriei 'Westwood' - Korean Sun
- Pyrus salicifolia 'Pendula'
- Pyrus ussuriensis - Manchurian Pear
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