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Other common names
Pendulous willow-leaved pear Weeping silver pear
Pyrus are deciduous trees or shrubs with oval leaves and scented white flowers in spring, followed by green or brown fruits, edible in some species
Rosaceae / Rosaceae
'Pendula' is an elegant small deciduous tree with slender weeping branches, narrow greyish leaves and creamy-white flowers followed by small, brownish fruits
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Aspect North-facing or East-facing or South-facing or West-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilLoam, Sand, Clay, Chalk
pHAcid, Neutral, Alkaline
wider than 8 metres
Easy to grow in any fertile soil in full sun
Propagate by seed sown in a frame in winter or by grafting in winter
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Pruning group 1
Generally pest free
May be affected by fireblight, honey fungus, powdery mildews, a canker and pear scab
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