Korean Sun pear branch

Common Name: Korean Sun pear

Scientific Name: 
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Pyrus
Species: fauriei 'Westwood'

Hardiness Zone: 4 to 8
Height: 10 to 12 ft
Width: 12 to 15 ft

Description: Korean Sun pear is an ornamental tree native to Korea. Its has a medium growth rate and a rounded canopy. White flowers bloom in the spring. They produce few fruits that are not edible. Foliage is glossy green, and simple. The foliage turns an orange-red in the autumn that changes about 2-3 weeks before other pears, giving your landscape fall interest. This is a very cold hardy tree, tolerating temperatures down to -20° to -30° F. Plant Korean Sun pear under power lines, along buildings or driveways, or as a speciman tree.

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Accessed online. https://www.earlmay.com/midwest-plant-library/tree-2/ornamental/flowering_pear_korean_sun/. 26 July 2019

Accessed online. https://knechts.net/korean-sun-pear/. 26 July 2019

Accessed online. https://www.breezyhillnursery.com/product/korean-sun-pear/. 26 July 2019

Accessed online. https://landscapeplants.oregonstate.edu/plants/pyrus-fauriei-korean-sun. 26 July 2019