Pyrus calleryana ‘Chanticleer’
Plant name: Ornamental pear 'Chanticleer'
Plant type: advanced / deciduous trees
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.