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.
The Manchurian pear is a good shade or specimen tree for small to medium gardens.
Growth Rate: Moderate
Foliage: Glossy dark green rounded leaves. Purple-red, scarlet and golden autumn tones.
Flower: Clusters of white flowers in spring. The first ornamental pear to flower
Bark: Brownish grey becoming rough with age