Pyrus Communis Pyrus

Pyrus

Description: The ancestor of the fruiting pear, an attractive columnar occasionally thorny tree. Plentiful, white blossom emerges in spring, followed by small, edible fruit which are popular with wildlife. The oval, glossy green leaves turn gold and orange in autumn before falling.

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

  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Flowering month: April
  • M Size: Medium
  • Fruit for wildlife
  • Needs well-draining site
  • Suitable for hedging
  • Autumn colour

Discover these similar varieties…

Pyrus nivalis

Pyrus

A classic silver leaved tree with abundant pure white flowers in April. Small, edible fruit . Height after 10yrs 4m.

Full Details

Pyrus elaeagnifolia ‘Silver Sails’

Pyrus

Excellent silver foilage tree, good flowering form. A thornless form of Pyrus ‘Kotschyana’.

Full Details

Pyrus salicifolia ‘Pendula’

Pyrus

Silver willow like leaves on elegant weeping branches. Height and spread after 10 years 3m x 3m.

Full Details

Pyrus pashia

Pyrus

Compact, finely toothed leaves. Attractive white flowers with red anthers, small pear-like fruit.

Full Details

Follow us on Instagram