(Pyrus calleryana) 'Bradford'
Callery Pear, Ornamental Pear.
China, and S.E. Asia.
Hardiness (see References, below) - Zones 4 - 9.
Bloom - Spring.
Up to 50 ft. (15 m).
Very tolerant, soil, and drainage-wise. They love full Sun.
By seeds, by tip cuttings, or by grafting.
Fragrant blooms. Bradford Pear looks simply stunning, when in bloom.
Very popular choice for a
Spring accent tree, particularly, in the South of the U.S.A..
Bradford Pear produces fruit. It is of no value to us, but once frost bitten, birds like feeding on it. Often, this is how the seeds are distributed, and new pears started.
Nice foliage colors in the Fall.
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