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Capital Flowering Pear

Pyrus calleryana 'Capital'

Item 069165

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USDA Zone:
4-8
This plant will grow in my zone:
6
Key feature:
  • Light Needs
    Full sun
  • Watering Needs
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Description:

Handsome narrow columnar tree displays showy white blooms early in season and terrific fall foliage color. Ornamental fruit adds to winter show. An excellent garden tree for narrow spaces. Deciduous.

Price: $99.99
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Average Landscape Size
Moderate grower to 35 to 45 ft. tall, 12 to 15 ft. wide.
Flowering Season
Botanical Name: Pyrus calleryana 'Capital'
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Deciduous
Growth Habit: Columnar
Growth Rate: Moderate
Special Feature: Dramatic Foliage Color, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color
Foliage Color: Green
Bloom Time: Early spring
Flower Color: White
Garden Style: Mediterranean ,   Cottage ,   Asian/Zen
Design Ideas: Upright form makes this an exceptional city garden tree. Ideal for front of small townhouse or bungalow. Use to separate buildings and to provide some shade for outdoor living areas. Equally suited as a modest sized urban street tree with grand seasonal changes.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

History

As members of the Rose family, flowering pears can be vulnerable to fireblight but newer named cultivars less so.

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