11 Aristocrat Flowering Pear

Aristocrat Flowering Pear with autumn leaves of gold, orange and red against blue sky.Facts About Aristocrat Flowering Pear

Pyrus calleryana 'Aristocrat'

Native to: Asia
Crown: Broadly pyramidal, oval
Height: 30 - 40 feet
Width: 20 - 25 feet
Growth Rate: Fast

Characteristics: Foliage is purple-red to red-orange in fall, and spring flowers are white. Pea-sized fall fruit is attractive to birds. Thornless.

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: Aristocrat grows a bit larger than other flowering Pears. It is a medium sized tree, suitable for boulevards. Fruit on Calleryana Pears is small, persistent, and does not drop, therefore it is not considered a messy tree.

Engraved stone sign for Aristocrat Flowering Pear, Pyrus Calleryana 'Aristocrat.'
Cluster of medium green, late summer leaves from the Aristocrat Flowering Pear.
Graphic of a golden, frowning sun.
Graphic of planter dimension for 4 ft.