• slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide

Callery Pear

Botanical Name
Pyrus calleryana
Min Zone
5
Max Zone
8
Height
30 to 50 feet
Width
20 to 35 feet
Flowers
April to May: white, before leaves emerge, malodorous
Fruit
Round, tan pome covered in russet dots
Fall Color
Scarlet and purple, late in the season
Light
Full sun
Soil
Adaptable
Planting & Care
  • Transplant as balled and burlap in spring
  • Tolerant of hot and dry conditions
Problems
Splitting, fireblight, fall/winter damage
Varieties
  • Autumn Blaze - most cold hardy (Zone 4), reddish-purple in fall, fireblight susceptible
  • Chanticleer - narrow pyramid shape, 35 by 15 feet, heavy flowering, good fall color
  • Jaczam & Jilzam - dwarf, 20 feet, rounded form

Related Content

Upcoming Appearances


July 13
Pasquesi Home & Gardens
Lake Bluff, IL

July 14
Sanger House Gardens
Milwaukee, WI

July 20
Ebert's Greenhouse Village
Ixonia, WI

Learn More

Book an Appearance

Learn More

Win Melinda's Trees and Shrubs DVD set!

ENTER NOW