Aristocrat pear (Pyrus calleryana ‘Aristocrat’)  

Aristocrat pear (Pyrus calleryana ‘Aristocrat’)   (21046 bytes)     

Aristocrat pear (Pyrus calleryana ‘Aristocrat’)  Hardy to zone 4, the Aristocrat pear is a flowering tree that reaches a mature height of 40 feet. The fruit is insignificant. This tree is pest resistant and tolerates drought, poor drainage, any soil; moderate winds, smog, and extreme temperatures.


aristocrat pear foliage (8394 bytes) pear,aristocrat,fall color (5310 bytes) Foliage is dark, glossy green with a deep red fall color.
aristocrat flowering pear blossoms (10339 bytes) Flowers are white, one inch across, and form in clusters in March.
aristocrat flowering pear fruit (3829 bytes) Fruit is small and insignificant, but edible.
aristocrat pear bark (7956 bytes) Bark is smooth and light grey in color.

Photos: Judy Sedbrook

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