Species of Ornamental Pear

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Ornamental Pear Family
SpeciesSizeBasic Requirements
Callery Pear (Pyrus calleryana)Mature height 30 to 50’ with a spread of 20 to 35’. Growth rate is moderate. Zones Full sun, not very demanding of soil type. Good tolerance of compacted, dry, or poorly drained soils.
Ussurian Pear (Pyrus ussuriensis)Mature height is 25 to 35’ with a spread of 25 to 35’. Annual growth rate is 12 to 18 inches Zones: 3 through 6, full sun, tolerant of a broad range of soil conditions. Fairly tolerant of poorly drained soils.

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