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Pyrus calleryana Bradford

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Wantirna
B13
Size: 20cm
Available: 9
$/Unit (EX GST): $17.80 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $19.58 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Pyrus calleryana Bradford Ornamental Pear, Callery Pear,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Trees Pyramida, Upright

Description:
Ornamental Pears are deciduous trees with glossy green leaves that are highly valued for their spectacular autumn tones, clusters of open, cup-shaped, white flowers in spring and provide shade in the summer months. Any fruit is usually small and hard. Bradford Pears are a medium sized tree with a pyramid shape. Autumn leaf colour is striking with tones of reds, oranges, purples and yellows. Grows to approx. 12m H x 9m W.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
10-25m 4-10m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Topiary / Espalier, Tropical Garden, Wind Break, Container / Pot, Shade Tree

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Borers

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Rosaceae Asia

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

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