Pyrus calleryana Chanticleer® – Ornamental Pear
Chanticleer® is one of the most widely planted ornamental pears in Australia. A superb cultivar with an upright and dense habit, masses of spring flowers, and attractive foliage throughout summer & autumn. An excellent choice when lateral space is limited. Its tough disposition and aesthetic value combine to make a wonderfully versatile tree for home gardens, streets, and public areas.
Produces masses of white flowers in spring, followed by light golden brown, pea-sized ornamental fruit.
The foliage is dark green, turning gold, plum and burgundy in autumn.
Bark is greyish-brown and lightly furrowed.
Growth rate is moderate, with a narrowly conical and dense habit.
Height: 11 m. Width: 6 m.