Pyrus salicifolia 'Pendula'

Weeping Willowleaf Pear

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Rounded-oval form with pendulous branches.
Mature Height - 12-15' (rarely to 25')
Mature Width - 10-12'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Pink buds open to creamy white flowers, 0.75" diameter, closely packed 6-8 in small rounded corymbs
Fruit - Typical pear shaped, 1-1.25" long and wide
Leaf - Leaves are a silver-gray shade of green
Fall Color -
Bark - Covered with a grayish white pubescence which falls away with age
Other Features - Broadly weeping and pendulous. Possibly same as the cultivar 'Silfrozam' (Silver Frost™).
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Prefers medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Adaptable to a wide range of soil conditions. Best in cool summer climates. Zone 4-7.
Native Habitat - Southeastern Europe, western Asia
Diseases and Insects - Fireblight
Strength - Pendulous branches can add winter interest to the landscape.
Weakness -

Plants of this taxon:
-not currently in our collection-

Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Pear.
- Other plants of the family Rosaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Pyrus.
- Other plants of the species Pyrus salicifolia.