Ornamental Pear ‘Capital’

Pyrus calleryana (Ornamental Pear 'Capital')

Full Sun Part Shade Dry Tolerant Frost Tolerant Wind Tolerant Decidous


A slender, columnar tree with a strong central leader and attractive symmetrical branching, growing to approximately 11m x 3m in twenty years. Dense growth habit with glossy leaves that turn reddish-orange and purple in Autumn. Single white flowers smother the tree in Spring. A hardy and disease resistant tree, ideal for narrow spaces, urban sites and avenue planting.

Prefers full sun. Adaptable  to most soils including dry and intermittently wet soils. Tolerates air pollution. Stake tree when young. Mulch to retain soil moisture and control weeds. Fertilise during the growing seasons. Prune in Winter if required.

  • Full Sun to Part Shade.
  • Grows approx. 11m x 3m.
  • Striking Spring flowers and Autumn colour foliage.

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Dry Tolerant

Frost Tolerant

Wind Tolerant


Feature Plant

11m Mature Height

3m Mature Width

Product Information


Full Sun, Part Shade


Deciduous, Dry Tolerant, Feature Plant, Flowering, Frost Tolerant, Wind Tolerant

Foliage Colour

Green tones

Flower Colour


Pot Size

20cm pot, 25cm pot, 30/33cm pot


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