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Capital Flowering Pear (Pyrus calleryana ‘Capital’)

Capital Flowering Pear

A narrow, fastigiate form and possibly the narrowest growing Pyrus cultivar in Australia. An excellent choice for narrow, restricted areas, around carparks, along narrow medians in both the public and private domain.

Height

11 metres

Width

3 metres

Growth rate

Moderate

Habit

Narrowly columnar and compact.

Foliage

Lustrous, dark green leaves changing to reddish-purple late in the season.

Flowers

Abundant white flowers produced in large corymbs during spring.

Fruit

Small, russet coloured fruit. Inedible.

Bark

Greyish-brown and lightly furrowed.

Tolerances

Adaptable to a wide range of site conditions including quite dry conditions, slightly alkaline soils and air pollution. Able to handle intermittently wet, heavy soils.

Comments

Best grown in full sun. Good disease resistance.