Pyrus Chanticleer is a handsome, narrow, conical tree bearing clusters of white flowers during April followed by glossy green summer foliage that that turns red and maroon through autumn. An excellent choice of tree for medium to large urban gardens and parks as it tolerates pollution well.
Common Name: Ornamental Pear
Latin Name: Pyrus calleryana 'Chanticleer'
Soil: Fertile, well-drained soil
Position: Full sun or partial shade
Flowering period/colour: April/Pure white flowers
Hardiness: Fully hardy
Eventual height in 10 years: 5m
Special features: Dark green leaves turn marvelous shades of purple and scarlet in autumn.