Manchurian Pear

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Pyrus Ussuriensis

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  • Classic, larger form Ornamental Pear
  • Abundant clusters of white flowers during spring
  • Ideal for feature tree or center of driveway planting
  • Spectacular Autumn foliage colour change
  • Mature plants reach 9 meters tall


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One of the large varieties of Ornamental pears, the Manchurian pear create striking avenue planting with spring time blossoms. With their naturally wide shape, they are wonderful shade tree or create a striking specimen / feature tree. Enjoy the transition through the year from flowering, through to luscious green foliage and then the striking transformation, bringing with it an array of yellow, orange and red toned foliage throughout Autumn.


Product Specifications

  • Common Name: Manchurian Pear
  • Botanical Name: Pyrus Ussuriensis
  • Uses: Shade tree, large scale avenue planting
  • Mature Height: 9 meters
  • Mature Width: 7 meters
  • Foliage: Mid green foliage
  • Form/Habit: Upright, horizontal branching
  • Uses: Feature tree, avenue planting, shade tree, espalier
  • Evergreen/Deciduous: Deciduous
  • Sun: Full sun to partial shade
  • Maintenance: Low, no need to prune
  • Soil: Most soil types, mulch well during warmer months


Commonly asked questions

How far apart should I plant Manchurian Pears? 

Snow Pears are one of the larger forms of Ornamental pears with lovely a lovely horizontal form, if you are looking to create avenue planting with these plants, ensure you have adequate space as a mature snow pear can reach 7 meters wide. When planting in an avenue style, allow a good several meters between each plant. Manchurian pears also make terrific shade trees or ideal for planting in the center of a circular driveway or as a specimen tree. Manchurian pears have fantastic horizontal branches, making them an ideal pear for espaliers.


When will Ornamental Pears flower?

Ornamental Pears will produce masses of delicate white flowers during the Spring, before their new seasons foliage develops.


Do I need to prune Ornamental Pears?

No need to prune your pears, just sit back and enjoy the natural shape of your ornamental pears.