Pyrus Calleryana 'Chanticleer' and Pyrus Calleryana 'Bradford'

Common Name : Ornamental Pear tree

Plant Description

Highly ornamental deciduous trees providing masses of Spring blossom and Autumn colour. Chanticleer has a dense upright habit. It has small inedible fruit and greyish brown bark. Bradford has glossy, rounded leaves, a pyramidal shape and is a moderate to fast grower. Both turn shades of gold, reddish-orange and purple in Autumn. Masses of white flowers smother the tree in Spring. Hardy and disease resistant trees. Capital is another popular variety which is columnar and compact, growing 11m high by 3m wide. Its leaves change from dark green to reddish purple and it produces an abundance of white flowers in Spring

Plant Specifications

  • Plant UsesAll are ideal for avenue planting and excellent specimen garden trees
  • Water RequirementsRegular watering
  • Plant availabilityChanticleer variety available now
  • PositionFull sun
  • Height / WidthChanticleer 11m high by 6m wide, Bradford 12m high by 9m wide, Capital 11m high by 3m wide
  • CareStake tree when young. Mulch to retain moisture. Fertilise during the growing season. Prune in Winter if required. Protect from strong winds. Tolerates air pollution
  • SoilAdaptable to most soils including dry and intermittently wet soils.