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Pyrus ela kot Silver Sail
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Pyrus elaeagnifolia 'Silver Sails'


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

General attributes

Text Green Silver Foliage
Text Pendulous

Ornamental attributes

Small tree size after 10 years Small tree size after 10 years
Flowering month - March Flowering month - March
Fruit for wildlife Fruit for wildlife
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Drought tolerant Drought tolerant
Replacement prune Replacement prune