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JB Featured Tree – Capital Flowering Pear

Mar 1st, 2014

The featured tree this month is Pyrus calleryana ‘Capital’ Capital Flowering Pear. This upright tree has great potential in narrow areas and use as a street tree. With its columnar shape the Capital Pear can reach a height on 35′ tall and spread to about 12′ wide. White clustered flowers in the spring give way to very dark green leaves and turn reddish-purple color in the fall. This zone 5 tree is available in 15 & 25 gal containers from JB.

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