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'


narrow conical habit with white flowers in MAR-APR and small brown fruits

£65.00 each 
PYRUS salicifolia 'Pendula'

PYRUS salicifolia 'Pendula'

Weeping pear

silver foliage with a graceful drooping habit, flowers white

£65.00 each 

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