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Pyrus salicifolia 'Pendula' /Weeping Willow-leafed Pear

Pyrus salicifolia 'Pendula'   / Pyrus salicifolia 'Pendula'
New leaves grayish-green on top and gray beneath
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New leaves grayish-green on top and gray beneath

Leaves resemble those of some willows

As leaves mature they become green

A medium sized tree

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Scientific Name: Pyrus salicifolia 'Pendula'
Common Name: Weeping Willow-leafed Pear
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Summer
Fruit color: Yellow
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: A small tree that generally grows to about 15' in height and about 10+ in spreade. White flower buds are pinked tipped and open completely white. Leaf buds and young leaves are silvery-gray and at maturity they become green. Grows best in the cooler parts of its adaptation region. Sometime grown and sold as Pyrus salicifolia ‘Silver Frost’.