• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing; reaches 40 ft. tall, 15 to 20 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Narrow Specimen Tree
    Blooms:
    Early Spring
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:PY-rus kal-er-ee-AY-na
    Plant type:Tree
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 40 ft. tall, 15 to 20 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Dark Green
    Blooms:Early Spring
    Flower color:White
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
    Design IdeasBecause this Flowering Pear grows up more than it grows out, it works well in narrow spots or as a street tree. Its white spring flowers and warm fall hues make it a fine specimen. Also beautiful planted in a row.
    Companion PlantsShrub Rose (Rosa); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Bee Balm (Monarda); Lavender (Lavandula)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Highly adaptable but best in enriched, well-drained loamy soil with consistent moisture. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.Pruning time: winter.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.