Pyrus elaeagnifolia ‘Silver Sails’ Pyrus

Pyrus

Description: An upright to spreading, thorny, deciduous tree with long, lance-shaped to narrowly elliptic, cupped, felted, silvery-green leaves. White flowers with red anthers appear in March, followed by small, glossy, yellow-green, ornamental fruit in autumn. This excellent silver foliage tree is a good alternative to Prunus salicifolia ‘Pendula’.

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

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 4m x 3m

Attributes

  • Tree shape: Standard
  • Drought tolerant
  • Leaf colour: Green/ Silver
  • Flowering month: March
  • Fruit for wildlife
  • S Size: Small
  • Replacement prune

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