Jack® Flowering Pear

Pyrus calleryana 'Jaczam'

Versatile, vigorous ornamental tree, highly resistant to fire-blight. White blooms appear before leaves emerge. Golden fall color with hues of red. Ideal for urban landscapes. Problem-free yard accent, lawn or street tree with shorter stature, perfect under power lines. Produces scant half inch yellow-green fruit. Deciduous.
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Full sun

Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Botanical PronunciationPY-rus kal-er-ee-AY-na
Average Size at MaturityModerate to fast growth, reaching 15 to 20 ft. tall, 10 to 12 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeEarly Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Mediterranean
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseFirescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Specimen, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Fall Color, Improved Disease Resistance, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Tolerates Urban Pollution
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.
Companion PlantsJapanese Barberry (Berberis thunbergii); Mirror Plant (Coprosma); Bee Balm (Monarda); Shrub Rose (Rosa); Daylily (Hemerocallis)

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Prune for shape and structure after flowering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 8

Good to grow!