Small deciduous tree grown for ornamental flowers, leaves and fruit.
Erect branches with woolly white new leaves maturing to oval shaped, silver-green. Masses of white flowers in Spring followed by small, round, yellow-green fruit.
Prefers fertile, moist, well-drained soil in full sun. Tolerant of wet and frost conditions
Mulch to retain soil moisture and control weeds. Water well during Summer. Fertilise during the growing season
Ideas for Use
Ideal feature tree providing year round interest. Lovely in rows and avenues. Fruit can be used to make pear cider.
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