Pyrus calleryana 'Capital' - Blue Heron Nursery

Pyrus calleryana ‘Capital’

Capital Flowering Pear

A very columnar tree with glossy dark green foliage and white flowers in the early spring. Fall color is reddish-purple. Best grown in full sun in an organically rich, well-drained soil with consistent summer moisture. It is adaptable to a wide range of soils including heavy clay. This was selected in 1969 as a replacement for Lombardy Poplar.

  • Common Name: Capital Flowering Pear
  • Height: 35' tall
  • Spread: 12' wide
  • Type: Deciduous
  • Zone: 5 - 8

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