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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.


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 £55.00 each

PYRUS salicifolia 'Pendula'   AWARD

PYRUS salicifolia 'Pendula'  >

Commonly known as: Weeping pear.
silver foliage with a graceful drooping habit, flowers white
H/Std £55.00 each

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