Callery Pear – Pyrus calleryana

$2.95

Brilliant leaf colour and delectable white flowers.

The Callery Pear or Bradford Pear is a popular bonsai choice as its leaves turn brilliant red, yellow and orange colours in autumn. In spring, its delicate branches erupt with delightful white flowers.Owing to its natural growth habit, this tree is best suited to upright and semi-upright bonsai styles.  

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The Callery Pear or Bradford Pear is a popular bonsai choice as its leaves turn brilliant red, yellow and orange colours in autumn. In spring, its delicate branches erupt with delightful white flowers.Owing to its natural growth habit, this tree is best suited to upright and semi-upright bonsai styles.  

Bonsai Location

Outdoor

Bonsai Difficulty

Medium

Bonsai Styles

Formal Upright, Informal Upright

Bonsai Size

Medium (25-80cm), Large (80-200cm)

Position/Sunlight

Full Sun

Additional Features

Attracts Birds, Fragrant

In the Garden

In the garden Pyrus calleryana is perhaps one of the most beautiful and popular ornamental trees around. With a neat rounded crown it makes a great feature in any small or large garden.

Propagation

Tolerant of most soil types including acidic soils, this tree is moderately drought tolerant and should grow well in all cool and temperate areas of Australia. Fruits on this tree are small, but a real attraction for birds and other wildlife.

Common Name:Callery Pear
Scientific Name:Pyrus calleryana
Seeds Per Packet:Approx 15
Climate:Cold Temperate, Warm Temperate
Hardiness:1 (-15 to -10 °C)
Ideal Soil pH:Any
Soil Type:Clay, Loam, Sand
Position/Sunlight:Full Sun
Watering:Medium
Flower Colour:White
Bonsai Location:Outdoor
Bonsai Difficulty:Medium
Bonsai Styles:Formal Upright, Informal Upright
Bonsai Size:Medium (25-80cm), Large (80-200cm)
Tree Full Height:5-10m
Tree Full Width:2-5m
Foliage:Deciduous
Foliage Colour:Green
Seasons Of Interest:Autumn, Spring, Winter
Climate:Cold Temperate, Warm Temperate
Additional Features:Attracts Birds, Fragrant
Growing Information

In the Garden

In the garden Pyrus calleryana is perhaps one of the most beautiful and popular ornamental trees around. With a neat rounded crown it makes a great feature in any small or large garden.

Propagation

Tolerant of most soil types including acidic soils, this tree is moderately drought tolerant and should grow well in all cool and temperate areas of Australia. Fruits on this tree are small, but a real attraction for birds and other wildlife.

Product Details
Common Name:Callery Pear
Scientific Name:Pyrus calleryana
Seeds Per Packet:Approx 15
Climate:Cold Temperate, Warm Temperate
Hardiness:1 (-15 to -10 °C)
Ideal Soil pH:Any
Soil Type:Clay, Loam, Sand
Position/Sunlight:Full Sun
Watering:Medium
Flower Colour:White
Bonsai Location:Outdoor
Bonsai Difficulty:Medium
Bonsai Styles:Formal Upright, Informal Upright
Bonsai Size:Medium (25-80cm), Large (80-200cm)
Tree Full Height:5-10m
Tree Full Width:2-5m
Foliage:Deciduous
Foliage Colour:Green
Seasons Of Interest:Autumn, Spring, Winter
Climate:Cold Temperate, Warm Temperate
Additional Features:Attracts Birds, Fragrant