Aristocrat Pear

Description
Botanical Name: 
Pyrus calleryana 'Aristocrat'

Type of callery, or native pear tree with beautiful color most of the year. White blossoms in spring followed by glossy green leaves in summer, which turn golden red to shades of purple in autumn. Leaves are alternate, simple, broad-ovate, 1 1/2" to 3" long, about as wide, rounded at base. Tree is pyramidal to broad-pyramidal in outline, branches more horizontal and crotch angles wider than 'Bradford'. Moderate growth rate.

Plant Characteristics
Plant Category: 
Trees-Shade & Ornamental
Name: 
Aristocrat Pear
Plant Type: 
Deciduous
Flower: 
White blooms 1/3" in diameter in spring.
Mature Size: 
45' tall x 35' wide.
Water: 
Moderate
Exposure:: 
Full sun
Spacing: 
17'
Soil Type: 
Clay; loam; sand; acidic; slightly alkaline; well drained
Planting Time: 
Any season