Pyrus calleryana 'Chanticleer'
Description: A classic street tree with narrow pyramidal habit, white flowers and glossy leaves turning purple and claret in autumn. The leaves stay on late and the flower is early so a good value tree for all seasons.
History: Bred by Edward Scanlon in the 1950s in Ohio, America.
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 3m