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PYRUS calleryana 'Chanticleer'

Commonly known as Pear


H/Std £65.00 each 

Delivery Information Normally 3 - 5 days
Courier Only due to the size of this plant.
plant size comparison icon 10 to 15 Litre
  • 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
  • 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 - 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
12m (40ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  6m (13ft)

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