Pyrus calleryana 'Capital'

Ornamental Pear


Technical information

Height: 11m x Width: 3m

Habit & Growth rate: Moderate growth rate. The Pyrus calleryana ‘Capital’ is a fastigiated form of ornamental pear that grows narrowly.

Foliage: The Pyrus calleryana ‘Capital’ displays dark green leaves that change to reddish purple shades is the autumn months. Large amounts of white flowers are present in spring


The Pyrus calleryana ‘Capital’ performs best in well-drained soils in full sunlight. The ‘Capital’ is able to adapt to and withstand a wide range of sites and conditions. Dryer areas and air pollution should not be a problem.





All plant dimensions are estimates only and ultimate size and growth rates will depend on growing conditions, particularly when used in some urban environments.