How to Manage Pests
Pests in Gardens and Landscapes
Ornamental pear—Pyrus spp.
Family Rosaceae (Rose family)
Pyrus calleryana is a deciduous tree that doesn’t produce edible fruit. Leaves are glossy and white flowers are produced in late winter or early spring.
Optimum conditions for growth
Pyrus spp. do well in full sun and need regular amounts of water. They are tolerant of most soil types but don’t do too well in shallow soil.
Foliage of Aristocrat flowering pear
Fruit of flowering pear