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.
Width: 4 – 5m
Growth Rate: Moderate
Foliage: Silvery green serrated leaves turning yellow in autumn
Flower: Small white flowers in spring are sometimes followed by small round hard fruits.
Bark: Greyish-brown furrowed with age