Pyrus calleryana ‘Chanticleer’ Pear

Description: A classic street tree with narrow pyramidal habit, white flowers and glossy leaves turning purple and claret in autumn. The leaves stay on late and the flower is early so a good value tree for all seasons.

History: Bred by Edward Scanlon in the 1950s in Ohio, America.

Pyrus Growing Tips: Suitable for most soils, tolerant of drought and very hardy, prefers full sun. Ideal for screening and roadside planting.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 5m x 3m

Attributes

  • Flowering month: April
  • Deciduous
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • M Size: Medium
  • Tree shape: Upright
  • Replacement prune
  • Autumn colour
  • Drought tolerant

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