Ornamental Pear Trees – Wholesale Nurseries
Ornamental Pear Trees are species and varieties from the Pyrus genus. They are flowering rather than fruiting pear trees grown for the ornamental value of the foliage and flowers as well as for shade trees. These are deciduous tree originally from China and surrounding countries. It is the many cultivars that are widely used in landscaping that see offered by wholesale growers.
Although they are grown for the green foliage and autumn colour, it is the flowers in spring that make them a standout tree in many landscaping applications. Like all flowering trees, ornamental pears will fruit, however the fruit, when it does appear is small and inedible.
Pyrus Calleryana are one of the most popular species however other ornamental Pear varieties (pyrus ussuriensis and salicifolia) are also favourite trees for street trees, landscaping and for use as feature trees in the home garden. Able to withstand periodic dry conditions Ornamental Pears are popular for the autumn color and beautiful spring blossom.
With forms ranging from upright or ‘fastigate’ to others with broad spreading canopies these are a versatile and useful group of landscaping trees.
Ornamental Pear Varieties
- Pyrus calleryana ‘Aristocrat’ will reach 12 -14m and has a 8m crown.
- Pyrus calleryana ‘Chanticleer’ has slightly smaller crown and is regarded as more structurally sound tree, more resistant to wind damage.
- Pyrus calleryana ‘Capital’ has a more narrow or upright growth habit with a 4m spread.
- Pyrus calleryana ‘Cleevland Select’ is a medium sized tree grown widely, used in shopping centres such as Chadstone in Melbourne as a boundary tree.
Use Ornamental Pear varieties such as Pyrus calleryana ‘Capital’ with its narrow or upright growth habit as a screening tree. The weeping variety Pyrus salicifolia is very attractive and worth a place in the garden. Growing conditions and care for Pyrus (ornamental Pears) While reasonably hardy once established Pyrus prefer some moisture, mulching surrounding areas to provide a cool root run or some irrigation during dry periods will assist with maintaing healthy growth
WHOLESALE ORNAMENTAL PEAR or PYRUS NURSERIES
"Propagation and Production of Native and Exotic Trees
with Natural Root Systems from 2 to 2,000 lts."
WINTER HILL TREE FARM Ph: 02 4878 9193 Fax: 02 4878 9109
NSW Southern Highlands
Retail & Wholesale. Advanced trees & hedging. Grown in pots for year-round planting. 45 litre - 1000 litre available. Great range. Great Quality. Delivery available.
1750 Westernport Rd Heath Hill VIC 3981
Australias largest grower of semi advanced native and deciduous trees. .9 - 2.6mts high. Supplying councils, developers and landscapers. Includes Acacia implexa, acacia melanoxlylon.
Advanced container grown trees & shrubs. Large range of native plants & ornamentals ranging from 14cm to 45 litre. Specialists in indigenous plants and supply for Urban development. Supply & deliver all states.
82 David Hill Rd Monbulk (Opposite Vika Ave)
Japanese Maple and Magnolia specialists, Wholesale and Retail. Large range of other deciduous and evergreen ornamental trees and shrubs.
Phone 03 5968 1071, 0428521097 Fax 039756 7387 Wholesale nursery with a wide range of bare root semi advanced trees, deciduous ornamental trees, fruit tree stocks and potted products.