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Cleveland Select Flowering Pear

Pyrus calleryana 'Cleveland Select'

SKU
06908
A distinctive columnar form makes this a great choice for street or yard planting. Showy clusters of gleaming white blooms in early spring. Dark green summer foliage turns a brilliant purplish red-orange in fall. Deciduous.
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Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.

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Botanical PronunciationPY-rus kal-er-ee-AY-na
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 40 ft. tall, 15 to 20 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeEarly Spring
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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage
Growth HabitPyramidal
Growth RateModerate
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsShrub Rose (Rosa); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Bee Balm (Monarda); Lavender (Lavandula)

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8

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