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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

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