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Pyrus calleryana ‘Bradford’

Plant name: Ornamental pear 'Bradford'

Plant type: advanced / deciduous trees

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Description: This deciduous ornamental pear is a medium tree with an oval-shaped canopy. White flowers will cover the canopy through spring. Foliage is glossy and green, turning hues of reds and oranges through autumn.

Origin: China, Vietnam.

Cultural notes: Does best in full sun. Hardy and suitable for a wide range of climate conditions. A low maintenance tree. Will attract birds and other flora. Pruning can occur in winter if needed.

Tolerates: Is tolerable of drought and clay soils.

Flowering type and season: Flowering is prolific, the tree becoming covered with creamy white flowers in spring. Flowers followed by small, green fruits.

Foliage type and colour: Foliage is a light green turning into rich oranges and reds through autumn until falling.

Soil type: Prefers well-draining soil, most soil types and pH levels are tolerated.

Width: Up to 15m

Height: Up to 15m

Recommended uses: This tree is perfect in large gardens or parklands and works well for creating good shade.