7 Cleveland Select Flowering Pear

Late summer, tall oval canopy of Cleveland Select Flowering Pear.Facts About Cleveland Select Flowering Pear

Pyrus calleryana 'Cleveland Select'

Native to: Asia
Crown: Upright pyramidal form, dense
Height: 30 feet
Width: 16 feet
Growth Rate: Moderate to fast

Characteristics: Foliage is orange to plum-red in fall, and spring flowers are white. This tree has more resistance to fireblight than other Pears. It is reportedly one of the highest rated Calleryana Pears available. Moderate drought tolerance. Pea-sized fall fruit is attractive to birds.

Negative Features: This is a short-lived tree with an expected urban life span of 20 years. May need regular pruning.

Uses: Good for narrow setbacks and tight situations where there is little room. Good for highlights and entry features, and all street situations where room allows on arterial, collector, and residential streets. This is a good choice when a shorter or narrow tree is necessary in order not to obscure a view.

Comments: Cleveland Select's dense branching can require additional pruning to develop a more open canopy. Fruit on Calleryana Pears is small, Persistent, and does not drop, therefore ti is not considered a messy tree. aka Chanticleer Pear.

Engraved stone sign for Cleveland Select Flowering Pear, Pyrus Calleryana 'Cleveland Select.'
Graphic of a golden, frowning sun.
Graphic displaying whether tree height will work with existing utility lines.
Graphic of planter dimension for 4 ft.