Bradford pears are resistant to disease and insects. They are also great fruiting trees because of its magnificent color.
The Bradford Pear is a well-known tree. This tree can grow to be 50 to 66 feet, and its flowers are white. This tree provides great colors in the fall such as orange, yellow, red, pink and purple.
It is very tolerant to acidic soils and various types of soils. The fruit is inedible except to birds.
The Bradford Pear is often seen in North America, mostly because of its flowering properties have become such a timeless favorite, and many people wait with expectation for the fall colors it produces. They need a lot of water at first but will not need as much when started to grow well.
Zone - 4-9
Mature Height: 30-40 ft.
Mature Width: 10-15 ft.
Growth/Year: 2-3 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil Conditions: Drought Tolerant, adaptable to different soils
Botanical Name: Pyrus Calleryana