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Pyrus calleryana ‘Chanticleer’

Plant name: Ornamental pear 'Chanticleer'

Plant type: advanced / deciduous trees

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Description: A medium-sized deciduous tree that grows in a tall conical shape. This tree is a beautiful specimen that displays clusters of small white flowers in spring. The foliage is deep glossy green, turning orange, red and purple through autumn.

Origin: China, Vietnam.

Cultural notes: Prefers full sun. Plant in well-worked soil, well-draining soil, keep moist until tree establishes. Prune after planting to encourage new growth. Fertilise after planting as well as after new growth. Attracts birds and other wildlife.

Tolerates: Tolerates most soil types.

Flowering type and season: Small white flowers are produced in clusters over the tree in springtime.

Foliage type and colour: Foliage is deep green with a glossy surface. In autumn, leaves turn shades of orange, red and purple before falling.

Soil type: Prefers well-draining soil. Adaptable to most soil types.

Width: Up to 15m

Height: Up to 15m

Recommended uses: A perfect tree for narrow spaces due to its growth shape. Great for streetscapes and avenues. Medium to large-sized gardens is ideal.