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Pyrus calleryana 'Capital' /Capital Pear

Pyrus calleryana 'Capital'  / Pyrus calleryana 'Capital'
Leaves under tree in fall
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Leaves under tree in fall

Fall color

Upright growing trees needed for narrow area between two houses

Three Capital pears planted in narror area have severed as shade for over 30 years

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Scientific Name: Pyrus calleryana 'Capital'
Common Name: Capital Pear
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 30-50 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants for Autumn Color
Comments: This extremely hardy variety is fruitless. In fall it can have some of the most dramatic foliage color of all the flowering pears. It is very columnar in growth habit, making it very useful in narrow planting sites in the landscape. Not as likely to have broken branches due to narrow crotches as some others flowering pears.