Callery pear - Rosaceae Pyrus calleryana

Taxonomy

FamilyRosaceae
GenusPyrus
Speciescalleryana
Common NameCallery pear
iTree CodePYCA80

Plant Form

FormTree: small, up right crown, narrow branching
Height35 feet
Spread15 feet
DeciduousYes

Identification Description

Foliageoval to round with pointed tip, glossy dark greenLeaf Type Information IconSimple
Needles0
Barkreddish brown with white flecks and narrow ridges, blocky-plates with age
Budbud round, white, fuzzyBud Arrangement Information IconAlternate
Twigbrown, moderately stout, with lenticels
Flowersmall, white with pink, appearing before leaves, "stinky"
Fruitsmall round, brown with lenticels
Fall Colororange, yellow, red

Site Characteristics

USDA Zones   info for zonespH LevelsSalt Tolerance
Min4aMin5.0SoilModerate
Max9bMax7.5SprayLow

Shade ToleranceDrought ToleranceAllelopathy
UnknownUnknownUnknown

Species Status

Nebraska Native
U.S. Native
Region of OriginChina
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