Pyrus salicifolia ‘Pendula’ Pyrus

Pyrus

Weeping Willow leaved Pear

Description: Elegant, small tree of weeping habit forming a dense mound. Silver willow-like leaves on weeping branches, turn an attractive bronzed green in the autumn before falling. Small creamy-white flowers in April are followed by small brown/green ornamental fruits which are eaten by birds.

History: Received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

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): 3m x 3m

Attributes

  • Tree shape: Weeping
  • Drought tolerant
  • Flowering month: April
  • Leaf colour: Silver
  • S Size: Small
  • Suitable for hedging
  • Can be hard pruned

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