Pyrus calleryana 'Bradford'
Deciduous, round shaped tree with dense, white blooms in spring and bright, red & orange color in the fall. This variety is not recommended however, due to tendency for low forking branches and weak wood that often succumb to severe ice and snow damage in winter. Look for other varieties with better form and durability.
- Pros: Spring blooms, fall color, boulevard tree
- Cons: Low branching structure, ice damage
- Size: 20-30' ht., 15-25' wide
- Light: Sun
- Bloom Color: White
- Fall Color: Red, orange
- Water Needs: Normal
- Similar Plants: 'Aristocrat' Pear, 'Capital' Pear, 'Chanticleer' Pear varieties have better form and branching.