Pyrus salicifolia 'Pendula' (Weeping Pear Tree)
*Bestseller* Small weeping tree with silver willow-like foliage. Also has inedible green fruit. (Deciduous)
Common Name: Weeping willow leaved pear tree
Latin Name: Pyrus salicifolia 'Pendula'
Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
Position: Full sun or partial shade
Flowering period/ colour: April/ white flowers
Hardiness: Fully hardy
Height/ spread in 20 years: 3m/3m
Special features: Small deciduous weeping tree with silver willow-like foliage. Also has inedible green fruit.
Pyrus salicifolia 'Pendula' is an elegant, small tree forming a dense mound of weeping branches. White flowers appear in April followed by attractive, silvery-grey foliage lasting throughout the summer. The penulous branches form a rounded corwn and can be pruned to an umbrella shape if desired. An ideal specimen tree for small urban gardens as it copes well with pollution and alkaline soils.
This Weeping Pear Tree is supplied bare rooted or in a large 12 litre container suitable for planting all year round. The total height of this half standard tree is approximately 1.8-2.2m (6-7ft).
Pyrus 'Pendula' - Foliage
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Pyrus 'Chanticleer' (Ornamental Pear Tree)
Dark green leaves turn marvellous shades of purple and scarlet in autumn. (Deciduous)
Sorry this tree is currently out of stock. Our new crop will be available to order from mid to late June 2012.
Pyrus 'Silver Sail' (Ornamental Pear Tree)
Large green/silver leaves shaped like boat sails. (Deciduous)
Sorry this tree is currently out of stock.
Pyrus 'Winter Nellis' (Winter Nellis Pear Tree)
Small-medium, yellow-green pears ready for picking late October.
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Key / Size Guide
B/R (Bare Root) - The traditional way to buy
deciduous trees and shrubs. Perfect for planting between November and March.
R/B (Root Ball) - The traditional way to buy evergreen trees
and shrubs. The plants are kept in their own soil, making them ideal to transplant
between November and March.
C/G (Container Grown) - A very convenient way to buy trees
and shrubs, already rooted in their pots, they can be planted all year round. Sizes given in litres.
H/S (Half standard) - Half standard trees are 2-3 years old and
have a clear stem of 1.25-1.5m with a bushy head of branches. The total height from the ground is
usually 1.8-2.4m (6-8ft).
B (Bush) - Bush trees are 2-3 years old and have a clear
stem of 0.8-1m with a bushy head of branches. The total height from the ground is
usually 1.5-1.8m (5-6ft).
Maiden (Feathered tree) - A good, well-defined
prominent leader running straight up through the young tree. Perfect for training
into a half standard, standard or fan-trained tree. Sizes given in cm's.
Multi-stemmed - A tree with two or more main stems