• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Average Landscape Size
    Reaches 20 - 25 ft. tall and 10 - 15 ft. wide in 10 years; to 35 ft. tall, 25 ft. wide or more with age.
    Key Feature:
    Key Feature
    Spring Flowering
    Blooms:
    Flowering Time
    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 - 25 ft. tall and 10 - 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
    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.
  • 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.