These beautiful fast growing trees get 30' to 40' perform the best in full sun. Planting the tree in a site that receives full sun increases its flowering and assures brilliant fall foliage colors. The tree's success rate increases when it is planted in an area sheltered from prevailing winds and snow loads. Properly pruning this ornamental pear tree in its youth also can promote strong branch spacing.
Ornamental pear trees are deciduous and have an elliptical or tear-drop appearance. They have dark green ovate leaves and furrowed dark brown to light green bark. In the Fall, the leaves produce striking Fall color in shades of red, bronze and purple. The showy white flowers are a beautiful feature of these highly regarded ornamental pear trees.