Pyrus ussuriensis

Ussurian Pear

Genus:
PYRUS
Species:
Pyrus ussuriensis
Names:
Ussurian Pear
Zones:
Zones A1-A3, 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B, 10, 31-43
Needs:
Full SunFull Regular WaterModerate
  • Description:

    PYRUS

    Grown for their profuse late-winter or early-spring show of white flowers and their glossy, attractive leaves. Not at their best in shallow soils but otherwise unfussy about soil, even growing well in heavy clay. Most are subject to fireblight.

    Pyrus ussuriensis

    Dense, rounded tree to 15–40 ft. tall, 15–25 ft.wide. Roundish, 2–4-in., glossy bright green leaves turn red or purple in fall. Large spring flowers are followed by tiny, hard, inedible fruit. This is a good substitute for callery pear (Pyrus calleryana) in cold zones.

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