A medium to tall tree with an upright symmetrical habit. A very hardy species with a fast growth rate.
Broad pyramid, to rounded oval shape. Leaves are glossy, dark green changing to reds and golds in autumn.
The Red Spire grows best in full sun and can be grown in clay, sand or loamy soil with a ph of 5.5 to 7.5.
The Red Spire Ornamental pear is low maintenance and quite easy to grow as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.
Ideas for Use
a great tree to border fence lines and driveways. Masses of white flowers in spring give a bright and cheerful look.