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Callery pear

A species of Pears, Also known as Bradford pear
Botanical name : Pyrus calleryana Genus : Pears

Callery pear, A species of Pears
Also known as:
Bradford pear
Botanical name: Pyrus calleryana
Genus: Pears
Callery pear (Pyrus calleryana)

Description

Callery pear is a species of pear tree native to China and Vietnam. Although the small fruit is unfit for human consumption (but loved by birds), callery pear is planted as an ornamental tree for its spring blooms and showy autumn colors. The fast-growing cultivar 'Bradford' is especially popular in the United States, to the point of becoming an invasive species.
Plant Type
Tree
Lifespan
Perennial
Flower Size
1.5 - 2.5 cm
Habitat
Thickets, streamsides, slopes, plains, mixed valley forests
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General Info

Name story

Callery pear
Although it produces an unpleasant odor when it blooms, the tree filled with its white blossoms creates a spectacular view, and so it is planted widely. The tree is named the Callery pear in memory of the French man, Joseph Marie Callery, who brought the plant from China to Europe.

Symbolism

Lust, Love, resilience

Usages

Garden Use
Callery pear is common in many home and public gardens, prized for its luscious white flowers and attractive foliage. Gardeners who like to attract pollinators or simply like an easy and fast-growing flowering ornamental tree typically go for callery pear. Often grown in cottage and courtyard gardens, it works well when planted with dwarf lilac, African marigolds, and clover.
Callery pear (Pyrus calleryana) Callery pear (Pyrus calleryana)

Scientific Classification

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