Ornamental pears are one of the best trees for Perth gardens tolerating heat and periods of dry. Most varieties also take wet positions and heavy soils as well as variable soil pH, some even do coastal sites. Plant in full sun for best flowering and autumn colour.
Growth Rate: Moderate
Foliage: Glossy green leaves turning orange-red-purple during autumn.
Flower: Masses of white flowers during spring.
Bark: Grey-brown smooth when young becoming furrowed with age.
Tolerances: Some coastal areas and alkaline soils.