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Pyrus salicifolia Pendula | Ornamental Weeping Pear | Bareroot Standard Trees
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Pyrus salicifolia Pendula - Weeping Pear Trees - Large Standards - Delivered by Mail Order from the Nursery with a 1 Year Guarantee
Pyrus salicifolia Pendula, is a an ornamental Weeping Pear tree. It is suitable for a small garden and will grow on any soil.
Pyrus salicifolia Pendula trees can reach a height of about 6 metres at most, but can easily by kept at 3-4 metres with a little pruning.
You can buy eating pear trees here, as well as wild pears and ornamental Chanticleer pears.
How Standard Trees are Measured:
All the plants in the ornamental trees section are graded as standards, which means that they are measured by their girth in centimetres 1 metre above ground level (basically, their trunk's waist measurement). They aren't measured by their height, which will vary. So, a 6/8 standard has a trunk with a circumference of 6-8 centimetres and an 8/10 standard has a trunk 8-10 centimetres around. This measurement makes no difference to the tree's final height.
Standard trees are 2 - 3.5 metres tall (on average) when they arrive; they are the most mature trees that you can buy from us. We cannot tell you precisely how tall your trees will be before we deliver them.
General description of Pyrus salicifolia Pendula trees:
This little tree has a delicate appearance, but it is one of the toughest ornamental plants we sell. It a small, weeping tree with slim, silvery leaves that darken as summer wears on to a shiny grey-green. It carries masses of small white flowers in spring and early summer, which are followed by small brown fruit. The fruit aren't really edible, as they taste too bitter, but they are totally safe and should get some interest from hungry birds in early winter.
Weeping pears naturally have a neat round canopy about 2 metres across and are ideal specimens for lawn planting or small gardens.
History & uses of Weeping Pear:
Pyrus salicifolia, which means "willow leaf pear", is native to the Middle East, Turkey and South-Eastern Europe and was introduced to Britain in about 1780. This weeping variety won the RHS Award of Garden Merit in 2002 for being both pretty and easy to grow.
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Delivery: The basic delivery charge for orders of bareroot plants is £9.49 + vat, which increases to £12.55 + vat if you add any pot-grown plants, standard trees or fruit trees to the order.
Because couriers sometimes experience delays, we schedule delivery by week, not by day. Therefore, please plan your planting day for the weekend at the end of the delivery week or for the week following delivery, at the earliest.
You can choose the delivery week that suits you during checkout and we will email you the day before your plants are due to arrive.
Payment: We do not charge your card until we begin to prepare your order for packing.
Guarantee: If any plants die within a year, we will replace them. We only ask that you follow our planting & growing instructions and sent us clear photographs of the dead plants in situ, so we can help to make sure that the replacement plants succeed. You only pay for the delivery of the replacements.
Please note that our guarantee is void if there is a hosepipe ban in your area: your newly planted hedging must be watered in dry weather while it is establishing. The best way to water is very thoroughly every few days: at least once a week if there is no heavy rain.
Our nursery has been supplying container grown and bareroot hedging plants to gardeners, farmers and town planners since 1949. Our website started in 2003, so we do understand the concerns that you may have about buying hedging plants online. If any of your plants are damaged when they arrive or if you are otherwise not satisfied with your order after you inspect it, please repackage it and contact us. We will give you a refund or send replacements and send a courier to come and collect the unwanted plants.
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