Ornamental pear is part of the Pyrus genus and its scientific name is Pyrus calleryana.
Known to attract bluebirds.1This variety has an unpleasant fragrance and typically grows to 3.0 cm (1.17 inches imperial) in diameter, blooming in the following colours: White. The mature flowers take a single form, with an approximate petal count of 5. Ornamental pear grows as a deciduous and is a flowering edible fruit / ornamental. Being a Deciduous plant, it will shed its leaves annually. Ornamental pear is known for its shrub-like habit and growing to a height of approximately 15.00 metres (48.75 feet). Expect blooming to occur in early spring and harvesting to start by mid autumn. Try planting Ornamental pear if you'd like to attract butterflies, bees, and birds to your garden. Popular varieties of Ornamental pear with home gardeners are Bradford, Cleveland Select, Aristocrat, Autumn Blaze, and Capital.
China is thought to be the country of origin for Ornamental pear.
Typically, Ornamental pear is normally fairly low maintenance and can thus be quite easy to grow - only a basic level of care is required throughout the year to ensure it thrives. Being aware of the basic growing conditions this plant likes (soil, sun and water) will result in a strong and vibrant plant.
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These plants have been known to grow well alongside Ornamental pear so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Ornamental pear so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Ornamental pear plants:
Callery pear, Bradford pear
Pyrus calleryana Decne.
Misspellings: Cleveland Pear