Ornamental Pear 'Capital'

Botanical Name: Pyrus calleryana 'Capital'
Common Name: Ornamental Pear
Family: Rosaceae

Plant Description: Mid sized narrow, compact columnar tree
Growth Form: Column
Growth Rate: Moderate to fast
Height: Approximately 8-10 metres
Canopy: Approximately 2-3 metres
Leaf Type: Ovate, leathery
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Colour: Dark green, glossy in spring/summer to variations of red, orange and purple during autumn
Flower Colour: Corymbs of white flowers
Flowering Time: September to December
Tolerance to Frost: Frost Tolerant
Tolerance to Drought: Moderate Drought Tolerance
Bark: Light brown to grey
Light Requirements: Full sun to part shade, open position