5 Autumn Blaze Flowering Pear

Rich, red autumn leaves of Autumn Blaze Flowering Pear, photo by www.wilsonnurseries.com.Facts About Autumn Blaze Flowering Pear

Pyrus calleryana 'Autumn Blaze'

Native to: Asia
Crown: Rounded, oval
Height: 30 - 35 feet
Width: 20 feet
Growth Rate: Slow

Characteristics: This tree has pure white flower clusters, blooming in early spring. It is somewhat resistant to fireblight. Pea-sized fruit is attractive to birds.

Negative Features: May have small thorns. This is a short-lived tree with an expected urban life span of 20 years.

Uses: Good for highlights and entry features, and all street situations where room allows on arterial, collector and residential streets.

Comments: Autumn Blaze is more cold hardy and colors earlier than other flowering Pears. Fruit on Calleryana Pear is small, persistent and does not drop, therefore it is not considered a messy tree.

Engraved stone sign for Autumn Blaze Flowering Pear, Pyrus Calleryana 'Autumn Blaze.'
Graphic of a golden, frowning sun.
Graphic of planter dimension for 4 ft.