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PYRUS

Commonly known as Pear

Genus of about 60 species of mainly deciduous trees and shrubs from woodlands, in rocky places and on hillsides in Europe, western to eastern Asia and northern Africa. These ornamental types are best grown as specimens in a lawn with smaller or narrower ones suitable for small gardens.

Further Reading....

  • Tree - trees and shrubs, mainly deciduous
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - wildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects.
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, caterpillars, leaf midges, mites, fireblight, honey fungus, powdery mildew, canker, brown rot and scab!
  • Place of origin - Europe, western and southeastern Asia, northern Africa.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil

Buy Varieties of PYRUS

PYRUS calleryana 'Chanticleer'

PYRUS calleryana 'Chanticleer'  >


Commonly known as: Pear.
Narrow conical habit with white flowers in MAR-APR and small brown fruits
H/Std £50.00 each

PYRUS pashia

PYRUS pashia  >


Commonly known as: Wild Himalayan pear.
Compact ornamental pear tree. White flowers with red anthers, toothed leaves. Small pear-like fruit, much loved by birds but not suitable for humans. Good autumn colour
Large £40.00 each
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PYRUS salicifolia 'Pendula'   AWARD

PYRUS salicifolia 'Pendula'  >


Commonly known as: Weeping pear.
silver foliage with a graceful drooping habit, flowers white
H/Std £50.00 each

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