Pyrus calleryana 'Chanticleer' and other species

Pryus species include the Callery pears (Pyrus calleryana) Pyrus ussuriensis (Manchurian Pear) and other ornamental pear species, many well suited for the UK garden.

The widely grown Pyrus calleryana 'Chanticleer' is originally from China and is renown for the wonderful display of flowers in spring. This is an upright or columnar form that does tend to 'round out' a little as it matures. Flowering early in the season followed by good green foliage which will turn to orange and red in autumn.

Excellent as a street tree, for lining a driveway and as a screening tree in commercial developments. Reaching 10 - 15m in height depending on conditions Pyrus calleryana 'Chanticleer' does hold its foliage until late, and as it flowers early makes a good screen for a deciduous tree.

Pyrus calleryana 'Chanticleer' is available for sale from the following nurseries

Winford Road Chew Magna Bristol BS40 8HJ
Tel: 01275 333 752

Hedging Plants for the UK including a wide range of hedging styles suitable for hedges in almost any situation, hedging plants include low and tall growing plants, hedging plants for shade and sun as well as flowering, fast growing and slow growing hedges.