• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Reaches 20 to 25 ft. tall,10 to 15 ft. wide in 10 years; to 35 ft. tall, 25 ft. wide or more with age.
    Key Feature:
    Spring Flowering
    Blooms:
    Early Spring
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:PY-rus kal-er-ee-AY-na
    Plant type:Tree
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Growth habit:Pyramidal
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Reaches 20 to 25 ft. tall,10 to 15 ft. wide in 10 years; to 35 ft. tall, 25 ft. wide or more with age.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Early Spring
    Flower color:White
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
    Design IdeasA fine specimen tree for the lawn or corner of the garden, where its white spring blooms and colorful fall foliage can be admired.
    Companion PlantsShrub Rose (Rosa); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Bee Balm (Monarda); Lavender (Lavandula)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.