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Pyrus calleryana 'Chanticleer', 'Cleveland Select', 'Glen's Form', 'Stone Hill'

Callery Pear
Rosaceae
Deciduous, Trees, Flowers

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 calleryana ‘Chanticleer’
Pyrus calleryana ‘Chanticleer’

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Pyrus calleryana

To 50 ft. tall and wide,with strong horizontal branching pattern; young growth is thorny. Broadly oval, scallop-edged, leathery, 1/2 –3-in.-long leaves are glossy dark green, turning rich purplish red in fall. Blooms very early; late freezes may destroy flower crop. Very small, round, inedible fruit. Less susceptible to fireblight than most pears.

'Chanticleer', 'Cleveland Select', 'Glen's Form', 'Stone Hill'

Most plants sold underthis name are narrowly pyramidal in form; some are more columnar. To 40 ft. tall, 15 ft. wide. Fall color varies fromorange to reddish purple.

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