Pear

Pyrus 'Calleryana Chanticleer'

Pear - Pyrus  'Calleryana Chanticleer'

Common Name: Pear
Genus: Pyrus
Cultivar: 'Calleryana Chanticleer'

Category: Fruit & Vegetables

Height: 15.00 m (1500 cm)
Spread: 6.00 m (600 cm)


  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: April and May
  • Flower colour: pure white
  • Other features: spherical brown inedible fruit
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    This narrowly conical ornamental pear is smothered in sprays of pure white flowers in April and May followed by spherical brown fruit. The glossy dark green leaves turn marvellous shades of purple and scarlet in autumn and are retained until winter. An excellent specimen tree for small urban gardens it tolerates pollution and alkaline soils.

  • Garden care: In late winter or early spring remove misplaced or crossing branches to build up a healthy permanent framework.


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