Plant name: Manchrian Pear
Plant type: Advanced / deciduous trees
Description: Pyrus ussurienusis is a medium-sized ornamental pear with a round canopy and horizontal branches. In autumn, this tree has a beautiful array of foliage colours of deep reds. In spring, this tree is covered with gorgeous white flowers. This all makes it a fantastic feature for your garden.
Origin: Japan, Korea.
Cultural notes: Prefers full sun. When planting, water in well and keep the soil moist until the tree establishes. Fertilize when planting and when new growth appears.
Tolerates: Adaptable to most conditions but doesn’t cope with drought.
Flowering type and season: Flower buds will first open with a light pink shade, turning white as the flower reveals itself fully. These are small but cluster around the tree through spring.
Foliage type and colour: Leaves are oval-shaped and glossy green. In autumn, they will turn deep and vibrant reds.
Soil type: Prefers well-draining, moist, humus-rich soil. Tolerates most soil types and pH levels.
Width: Up to 7m
Height: Up to 9m
Recommended uses: Pyrus ussurienusis is a perfect feature tree for gardens, streetscapes, and parklands. Remember, don’t plant near waterways due to littering.