Pyrus pashia Pyrus

Pyrus

Description: Round-headed compact tree with ovate, finely toothed leaves, attractive white flowers with red anthers and small pear-like fruits. Its most stunning feature is the intense crimson leaf colour in autumn.

History: Introduced from western China in 1825.

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 4m

Attributes

  • Drought tolerant
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Flowering month: April
  • M Size: Medium
  • Fruit for wildlife
  • Autumn colour

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