Pear, Chanticleer


Description: The Chanticleer Pear is a upright-pyramidal tree that is much narrower than other ornamental pears. It has attractive flowers, foliage and fall color. It will grow up to 40 feet high and 15-20 feet wide. Chanticleer Pear Trees are very adaptable to many different soils and it tolerates drought, heat and pollution. The best time to prune them is in winter or early spring. Because of its shape, the crown is less prone to branch breakage with heavy winter snow.

Common Name: Chanticleer Pear

Scientific Name: 'Pyrus calleryana' Chanticleer

Type: Deciduous, Tree

Exposure: Full Sun

Size: 35-40' height, 15-20' spread

Summer Foliage Color: Green

Fall Foliage Color: Purple

Bloom Color: White

Bloom Period: Early Spring

Landscape Use: Accent, Mass Planting, Screening, Woodland Border

Soil: Well-Drained

Zone: 5 - 8

Growth Rate: Moderate

Companion Plants: Hollies, Redbud, Magnolia, Sycamore, Maple




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