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Pyrus calleryana Red Spire

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Wantirna
A11
Size: 20cm
Available: 2
$/Unit (EX GST): $17.80 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $19.58 inc GST
A11
Size: Bareroot
Available: 2
$/Unit (EX GST): $14.65 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $16.11 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Pyrus calleryana Red Spire Ornamental Pear, Callery Pear,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous

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

Description:
A very hardy, deciduous tree with brilliant autumn foliage. Stiffly upright symmetrical habit. Glossy green, pointed foliage turning shades of crimson and burgundy in autumn-winter. Flowers are white, tinged with pink, borne in clusters.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Shady Garden, Wind Break, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Scale

Cultural Notes: Great choice for urban planting and streetscapes as it tolerates small soil spaces, pollution, drought and well soils. Prune when young to establish early lateral branch spacing for a strong, healthy tree. Aphids may distort young leaves and occasionally borers may attack. Several borers may attack pear. Keep trees healthy to enable trees to fight attacks.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Rosaceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green, Red
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

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