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Evergreen Pear

Evergreen Pear

Regular price $289.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $289.00 USD
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Plant Type: evergreen tree
Plant Height: 15-30 feet
Spread: 15-30 feet
Flower Color: white
Sun Exposure: Full Sun

The Evergreen Pear, scientifically known as Pyrus kawakamii, is a delightful choice for landscaping in Arizona, especially for those seeking a tree with year-round foliage and stunning seasonal flowers. Native to Taiwan, this small to medium-sized tree is adaptable to various climates, including the warmer regions of Arizona.

One of the most striking features of the Evergreen Pear is its beautiful floral display. During late winter to early spring, the tree is adorned with abundant clusters of white flowers, creating a spectacular show that adds brightness and charm to any landscape. These blossoms not only enhance the tree's aesthetic appeal but also attract pollinators like bees.

The foliage of the Evergreen Pear is another attractive aspect. The leaves are glossy, dark green, and have a leathery texture. In warmer climates like Arizona, the tree tends to retain its leaves throughout the year, hence the name "Evergreen Pear," providing a constant green presence in the landscape.

In terms of size, the Evergreen Pear typically reaches about 15 to 30 feet in height with a similar spread. This moderate size makes it suitable for use as a street tree, in public parks, or in residential yards where space is limited. The tree's canopy is dense and rounded, offering shade and visual interest.

The Evergreen Pear is known for its adaptability and can tolerate a variety of soil types, though it prefers well-drained soil. It's moderately drought-tolerant once established but benefits from regular watering, especially during the hot summer months in Arizona.

It's important to note that the Evergreen Pear can be somewhat susceptible to fire blight, a bacterial disease that affects members of the Rosaceae family. Regular monitoring and proper care can help prevent and manage this disease.

In summary, the Evergreen Pear is a charming addition to Arizona landscapes, offering lush foliage, stunning spring flowers, and a compact form. Its adaptability to the region's climate and its moderate size make it a practical and attractive choice for a variety of landscaping needs.

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