PYRUS calleryana 'Chanticleer'

Commonly known as Pear

  • Deciduous
    Finely scalloped or toothed, glossy, dark-green leaves to 8cm (3in) long, turning red in late autumn.
  • White
  • Height
    12m (40ft)
  • Spread
    6m (13ft)
  • Tree
    Produces flowers, 2cm (¾in) across in racemes of up to 12, followed by fruits 1cm (½in) across.
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun

PYRUS calleryana 'Chanticleer'

 
H/Std £70.00 each 
Delivery Information Normally 3 - 5 days
Courier Only due to the size of this plant.
plant size comparison icon 10 to 15 Litre
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Ultimate size in 20-50 years. Wildlife plant - insects on early flowers. Named after the cockerel in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. Resistant to fireblight
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, caterpillars, leaf midges, mites, honey fungus, powdery mildew, canker, brown rot and scab!
    Place of origin
    Scanlon, USA, 1965.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Crenate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Tree Shape
    Conical
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Bird friendly
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12m (40ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  6m (13ft)
 

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