Lovely willow like grey foliage creates the perfect foil to masses of pretty creamy white spring flowers, which are followed by attractive pear shaped fruit. This variety has a weeping growth habit and foliage will fall in autumn. It will provide shelter to birds and other wildlife once mature.
Month Available: October
Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous
Flower Colour: White
Suitable For Wildlife: Birds
Soil Type: Moist, well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun
Season of Interest: Spring
Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers, Foliage
Plant Type: Ornamental Tree
Main Attribute: Small Gardens, Spring Foliage.
Height / Spread: 5m x 4m (17ft x 13ft)
Always plant your tree with a stake. The stake must be knocked into the ground on the windward side of the tree and secured to the tree.
Where to Plant: Borders
Pests and Diseases: Aphids
Plant Care: Prune lightly to restrict growth /remove unwanted branches, heavy prune in late autumn.
Care and Time: Medium - autumn
Benefits: Trees make you feel good and attract wildlife and birds to the garden . One mature tree produces enough oxygen for forty people . Trees sponge up carbon dioxide and air pollutants. Twenty trees offset the pollution of one car driven sixty miles. Trees provide privacy and reduce noise. A well chosen and postitioned tree can increase the value of your property
History: This is commonly known as the Pendulous Willow Leaved Pear as Pyrus is the pear genus, and its growth habit resembles a willow tree.
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