Pyrus ussuriensis (Manchurian Pear) - Deciduous

Size and Shape:

A popular Ornamental Pear variety for many years, the Manchurian Pear is a medium tree typically growing to around 10 metres tall and 6 to 7 metres wide, with a broadly conical crown.

Features:

A highly ornamental tree with Spring blossom and Autumn colour.  Flowers earlier in the season than many other Pyrus varieties, having profuse white flowers in early Spring.  Dark green, glossy leaves change to deep crimson in Autumn.

Uses in the Landscape:

An ideal street or specimen tree, the Manchurian Pear has been widely used in many situations including as a feature, a shade tree, in parks, lining driveways and avenues, under powerlines and in nature strips.

Comments:

A hardy, vigorous tree, the Manchurian Pear is tolerant of atmospheric pollution, frost resistant, drought hardy when established, and will thrive in a variety of soils.  Pruning is seldom required, apart from forming a well shaped tree, with a central leader in the early stages.

Availability:

The Manchurian Pears are grown in a range of advanced sizes from 1.2 to 1.5 metre semi-advanced plants up to 7 to 8 metre plus Super Advanced Specimen Trees.  For optimal long-term performance in the landscape, they are field grown in Root Control Bags and container grown in SpringRing Air Pruning Containers ranging from 25 litre to 1000 litre.  As our stock levels change daily, please enquire for current availability.

Pyrus ussuriensis (Manchurian Pear) - Deciduous

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