9 Princess Flowering Pear

Rich green canopy of Princess Flowering Pear in late summer.Facts About Princess Flowering Pear

Pyrus calleryana 'Princess'

Native to: Asia
Crown: Tightly oval, broader with age
Height: 30 - 35 feet
Width: 20 feet
Growth Rate: Moderate

Characteristics: Foliage is red-orange in the fall, and spring flowers are white. 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 highlights and entry features, and all street situations where room allows on arterial, collector and residential streets.

Comments: Princess has a bit more tightly compact growth than other flowering Pears. Fruit on Calleryana Pears is persistent, and does not drop, therefore it is not considered a messy tree.

Engraved stone sign for the Princess Flowering Pear, Pyrus Calleryana 'Princess.'
Vibrant green cluster of leaves from the Princess Flowering Pear.
Graphic of a golden, frowning sun.
Graphic of planter dimension for 4 ft.