Pyrus calleryana 'Capital'
More About Pyrus calleryana 'Capital'
- Upright, narrow, columnar crown with ascending branches
- A profusion of single, white flowers
- Oval, glossy, dark green leaves in the summer
- Foliage slowly turns reddish-purple to bronze-red in late fall
- Bloom Time: Early spring
Capital Ornamental Pear Growing and Maintenance Tips
'Capital' is a narrower cultivar, useful when vertical space is a concern. Pyrus is a great specimen, known for its blanket of flowers in early spring and its slow, long-lasting, showy, fall colour. It makes an ideal, shade tree that will highlight any lawn, park or streetscape.
Pyrus calleryana 'Capital' Characteristics
Moist to Average
Flowering TimeEarly Spring