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