Chanticleer (Pyrus calleryana 'Chanticleer') is a slender ornamental pear which is covered in masses of pearly white flowers during springtime. These are followed by round brown coloured pears, but do please note not edible pears. Please see our pear fruit tree range for edible pears. Its glossy, dark-green coloured leaves change to delightful hues of magenta and crimson during autumn and commonly remin on the tree into winter. Tolerant of pollution and alkanine soils, because this tree only reaches a height of 6m (20ft), it is a good choice for a small urban garden.
Chanticleer a height of between 1.5 and 2.0 metres in a 7-12L container, which means that the tree has an already established root system and therefore this tree can be planted any time of the year and with better results than either bare-root or rootballed trees.
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Ornamental Tree Topping
All ornamental trees (not vines) are topped at 1.3 metres to encourage a natural ornamental tree shape with obvious exceptions e.g. patio sizes.This means that your tree was pruned during the growing process and then allowed to grow to the size it is now supplied at.
Multiple Order Discount
Orders over £300 can be discounted by contacting us on 0800 043 1057
Ornamental Tree Roots In The Shade e.g. Behind A Fence
It is more important that that foliage (posh term for leaves) receives the sunlight than the roots. So if the canopy of your ornamental tree can sunbathe but the bottom of your tree thinks there has been a nuclear winter then that is ok. You might want to ensure you have good drainage as water and no sun is the start of algae and other such issues.
Do I Need To Stake My Ornamental Tree?
9 out of 10 times the answer will be no, especially if under 200cm tall. However our article on Tree Staking should help guide you.