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  Callery Pear  
Common Name: Callery Pear
Latin Name: Pyrus calleryana
Tree Size: Small
Leaf Type: Deciduous
Growth Rate: Moderate
Water Needs: Moderate
Tolerances: Drought, alkaline soils (pH > 7.5)
Attributes: reliable fall color, showy or fragrant flower, seeds or fruit eaten by wildlife
Features: Excellent fall color: red, orange, and purple. Relatively pest-free.
Comments: Good specimen tree for developed sites. Varieties 'Aristocrat' and 'Bradford' are common.
Problems: Short-lived; susceptible to ice damage.
Firewise: Yes
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