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Common Name: Callery Pear

Species Name: Pyrus calleryana

Family Name: Rosaceae





Plant Facts  
Origin China
Sun Preference Full Sun



ID Characteristics

  • Leaf and Stem Characteristics
    • Plant Height: 35-foot diameter, 50-foot height
    • Leaves: Alternate, simple, broad-ovate to ovate, 1.5-3 inches long; glossy green, serrate and come to a point



Soil Preference Adapted to many soil conditions
USDA Cold Hardiness Zone
Notes Fast growth rate; trees split under a heavy snow load or high wind; ‘Bradford’ most commonly used and over-used


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