A well known medium-sized tree that flowers very early in spring and has bright autumn leaf colour that is held well on the branches. Pyrus ussuriensis is suitable for many landscapes, including parks and large gardens.
Height x Width
8m x 6m over 12-14 years
Glossy, dark green rounded leaves turning to varying autumn tones of plum-red, scarlet and gold. Foliage is held on the tree well into late autumn.
White flowers to 3 cm across in early spring are pale pink in bud. One of the first ornamental pears to flower in spring.
Is steadily being superseded by new introductions of ornamental pear that are superior in growth habit, structural stability and form. Best in full sun.
A well designed soil mix is essential to ensure your tree thrives. A basic mix in sandy soils would consist of mature compost, clay, manure, soft rock phosphate. the bigger the hole the better. annual inoculation of the tree is important along with a custom blend of microbe food & organic liquid fertiliser regularly to unsure your tree has a very healthy immune system. We recommend composting with Humicarb biannually and immediately followed by mulching with organic lucerne hay as a mulch biannually. this will assist in attract as many worms as possible whilst feeding your tree.
Please Note: All country towns located further than 70km+ from Jandakot, 6164 should contact Screening Trees WA to see whether we can deliver to your area – increased delivery rates apply.