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Pyrus calleryana betulaefolia Edgedell Edgewood

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Wantirna
A3, A5, A9
Size: 40cm
Available: 4
$/Unit (EX GST): $99.75 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $109.72 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Pyrus calleryana betulaefolia Edgedell Edgewood Ornamental Pear, Callery Pear,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Trees Rounded

Description:
Medium sized ornamental pear with a rounded canopy and glossy mid-green foliage. Foliage turns red and purple in autumn. Plenty of pretty white flowers appear throughout the spring. Good choice as a feature tree and for commercial sites. Grows approx 8m tall x 6m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 4-10m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Verge, Shade Tree

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: These hardy trees are adaptable to most soils including dry and intermittently wet soils. Mulch to retain soil moisture and control weeds. Prefers a full sun position but will tolerate partial shade. Formative pruning as required, but not necessary. Water over warmer months until tree is established. Once established, ornamental pears are generally drought hardy. Apply a slow release general purpose fertiliser in spring and autumn.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Rosaceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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