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.
A good choice of ornamental pear where width is limited but height is desired. Very good spring flower display.
Growth Rate: Moderate
Foliage: Very dark green glossy leaves. Red-purple in autumn
Flower: Single white flowers during early to mid spring
Bark: Greyish-brown, furrowed with age
Tolerances: Intermittently waterlogged soils