Cleveland Select Flowering Pear

(Pyrus Calleryana)
Zones: 4-9 (click for map)
Cleveland Select Flowering Pear in early spring bloom
Cleveland Select Flowering Pear in early spring bloom

This is an excellent street tree with dense white flowering in early spring and purple fall coloring some years. It has an attractive upright oval form and glossy green leaves. The Cleveland Select Pear reaches a height of 30 feet and width of 15 feet. This pear has a superior branch structure that withstands ice and wind damage better than the Bradford Pear. It is fruitless has few pest problems, tolerates urban conditions, and heavy clay soils.

Cleveland Select Flowering Pear in fall color
Cleveland Select Flowering Pear in fall color