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  • Eventual height: 15m
  • Eventual spread: 6m

Pyrus calleryana 'Chanticleer'

pear

5 year guarantee Perfect for pollinators
10 lt pot (1.5-1.8m) £79.99
10 lt pot (1.5-1.8m) £79.99
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This tree is deciduous so it will lose all its leaves in autumn, then fresh new foliage appears again each spring.

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: April and May
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    This narrowly conical ornamental pear is smothered in sprays of pure white flowers in April and May, followed by spherical brown fruit. The glossy, dark green leaves turn marvellous shades of purple and scarlet in autumn and are retained until winter. An excellent specimen tree for small urban gardens, it tolerates pollution and alkaline soils.

  • Garden care: In late winter or early spring remove misplaced or crossing branches to build up a healthy, permanent framework.
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