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Pyrus calleryana 'Chanticleer' (Callery pear 'Chanticleer')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
15m
Max height
8m
Max spread
20-50 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Pyrus calleryana 'Chanticleer'

Other names

Callery pear 'Chanticleer'

Genus

Pyrus Pyrus

Variety or Cultivar

'Chanticleer' _ 'Chanticleer' is a tall, conical pear tree with glossy dark-green leaves, colouring in autumn and white flowers in spring followed by small brown fruits in autumn.


Pyrus calleryana 'Chanticleer' is: Deciduous

Tree shape

Narrowly conical

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

White in Spring

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Red in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free

Fireblight Fireblight

General care

Propagation methods

Seed


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Where to grow

Pyrus calleryana 'Chanticleer' (Callery pear 'Chanticleer') will reach a height of 15m and a spread of 8m after 20-50 years.

Suggested uses

Low Maintenance, Wildlife, Architectural, Specimen tree

Cultivation

Grow in well-drained soil in full.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Pyrus calleryana 'Chanticleer'

Other names

Callery pear 'Chanticleer'

Genus

Pyrus Pyrus

Variety or Cultivar

'Chanticleer' _ 'Chanticleer' is a tall, conical pear tree with glossy dark-green leaves, colouring in autumn and white flowers in spring followed by small brown fruits in autumn.

Foliage

Deciduous

Tree shape

Narrowly conical

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

White in Spring

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Red in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free

Specific diseases

Fireblight

General care

Propagation methods

Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Pyrus calleryana 'Chanticleer' (Callery pear 'Chanticleer') will reach a height of 15m and a spread of 8m after 20-50 years.

Suggested uses

Low Maintenance, Wildlife, Architectural, Specimen tree

Cultivation

Grow in well-drained soil in full.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6

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