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Mequon Campus Trees: Chanticleer Callery Pear


Pyrus calleryana

Chanticleer callery pear

described by Lauren Grove


    Winter persistent fruit




Description: An elegant upright pyramidal form, wtih glossy green leaves and large clusters of white flowers in the spring, and a orange, red and maroon fall color. It is very urban tolerant, suitable for street plantings and is a zone 4, but unfortunately invasive to Wisconsin.


Winter Characteristics:  Winter buds are large and wooly, and the branches have persistent fruit throughout the winter to spring. These grow to be 40' high to 15' wide.


Spring Characteristics: Spring buds appear fuzzy, and clusters of white flowers bloom quickly as spring arrives and temperatures warm up.





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Chanticleer Callery Pear