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We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.
Flowering Pear Trees - Height Shipped is 3-4 Feet Tall
Bradford Pear - Pyrus calleryana
The Bradford Pear tree is an elegant cultivar of the Callery Pear. Growing from 16 to 26 feet tall, this fast-growing, deciduous tree makes a spectacular centerpiece in any yard or a strikingly attractive border along with a large piece of property. It's well known for the incredible flower display that's provided each year, iconic shape and rapid growth.
With each season the Bradford Pear transforms itself from one beautiful form to the next. It provides unrivaled beauty nearly year-round; starting with that spectacular spring display of white flower clusters that it's so well known for, which cover the tree in its' entirety. With the heat of summer, flowers give way to a picture perfectly rounded or slightly conical frame of large, glossy, green leaves and decoratively inedible pears loved by songbirds. Leaves gradually turn to a spectacular display of bright pink, purple or orange leaves in late autumn before eventually giving way to hard winter frost. In the southernmost states, where the seasons often seem to meld together, the Bradford Pear is especially cherished for this fall color. In New England, they are likewise noted for this late but lingering color that often lasts into December and well after the surrounding landscape has become quite drab.
This cultivar thrives in zones 6-8, tolerating pollution, and hot temperatures without issue. A wide variety of soil types, acidities, and drainage are acceptable, but it does prefer well-drained soil in full sun. The Bradford pear is quite a drought tolerant in all climates. This ornamental beauty is an incredibly fast grower that prefers frequent watering in its first year of growth, but only when in drought after that. They appreciate light fertilizer and do best when pruned by a knowledge arborist in the first few years to best achieve the perfect shape while proliferating to full height.
Aristocrat Pear Tree -- Pyrus Calleryana
Sometimes called the Callery Pear or the Aristocrat Flowering Pear, this beautiful tree is an excellent choice if you want a shade tree that is easy to grow, disease-resistant, pest-resistant and lovely to look at. Aptly named, the Aristocrat Pear is a beautiful tree that will elevate the look of your landscape. In full flower, an Aristocrat Pear looks like a large bouquet of white flowers.
The Aristocrat Pear does well in any large garden plot. Make sure you plant it in an area where it will have room to spread its beautiful, flower-filled branches.
Aristocrat Pears attract birds, bees, squirrels and other critters who enjoy hiding in their dense flowers, eating their fruits and building nests on the high branches.
An Aristocrat Pear can grow up to 40 feet tall and 20 feet wide. Their majestic size makes them excellent for creating shade and making a powerful statement in any landscape plan. Use the Aristocrat Pear the way you'd use any shade tree. Plant a row of flowering pears along a driveway. Use them to create a natural fence. Plant one as a showpiece in your front yard. A row of Aristocrat Pears makes a stunning display that looks like a row of fluffy white clouds. A road lined with Aristocrat Pears is a truly breathtaking sight.
Cleveland Select Pear Tree - Pyrus calleryana ‘Cleveland Select’
A cultivar of the popular Bradford varietal of Pyrus calleryana, Cleveland Select is a flowering ornamental pear requiring little maintenance and yielding stunning results in gardens and landscapes. An early spring bloomer, this tree blossoms into profuse billows of snow-white flowers at the beginning of the season. The impressive flora gives way to dense, dark green, shade-yielding foliage in summer, made up of pretty ovate leaves. The autumn months bring about another costume change, turning the leaves a variety of bronze, ruby, and maroon hues that can stay on the tree until late in the season.
Growing three to five feet annually to a mature height of 30 feet, Cleveland Select grows in an upright, conic shape that requires no pruning and tends to be naturally symmetrical. The average mature spread of the tree is around 15 feet. This shape also makes the tree resistant to damage from high winds and heavy snow. Happy to grow in soil conditions that range from highly acidic to highly alkaline, this tree will thrive in clay, loamy, or sandy ground, and is drought resistant. It is hardy in zones 5 to 8, able to deal with cold winters and hot summers. Pear trees attract birds, bringing even more liveliness to a garden space throughout the season. This tree prefers to be planted in full sun and will not tolerate much shade.
A Cleveland Select pear is also very adaptable to different landscaping roles. The tree's attractive, low-maintenance shape makes it a stately single specimen as the centerpiece of a garden area. It is also popular as a screening tree or lining streets and pathways, as trees planted at the same time tend to grow evenly and reach similar mature sizes. This tree is notably resistant to fireblight disease and tolerant of urban pollution.
Aristocrat Pears have deep root structures. This makes it safe to plant them near a sidewalk or close to your house.
Aristocrat Pears are best suited for Zones 5 to 9. They can adapt to most soil conditions. They require full sunshine. To keep the flowers full and blooming, prune your Aristocrat Pear in the winter when it's dormant.
Our Aristocrat Pears are ready to be shipped as healthy bare roots that arrive in perfect planting condition
Calleryana Pear Tree - Pyrus calleryana
An elegant ornamental tree, Calleryana pears are at their most spectacular in early spring when the tree erupts in bountiful pure-white blooms. These medium-sized trees produce abundant summer shade and grow well in a wide variety of conditions, making them ideal for many public and private landscaping applications. Following the flowers, dark green, glossy leaves emerge and fill out the broad, rounded canopy of the tree. The leaves' undersides are slightly lighter in color, giving the trees a shimmery appearance when ruffled by the wind. In the autumn, the foliage can take on a variety of fiery shades ranging from bright yellow to deep red.
Reaching maturity in an 8- to the 10 years, these trees grow up to 24 inches a year and have an average lifespan of 15 to 25 years. They are not sensitive to soil pH, preferring clay, loam, or sandy soil and tolerating periods of drought or excessive moisture. This makes them an excellent choice for landscaping in flood-prone areas. Calleryana pears are also tolerant of pollution, making them favorite street-side trees in cities. They are hardy in zones 5 to 8, living through cold winters and warm summers, and although they grow best in full sun, they will tolerate some shade.
The spring blooms are valuable to bees and other pollinators. Later in the year, the tree produces small, hard fruits that, although not edible, will draw many birds to the garden after the first frost in autumn. In addition to being planted along streets, these trees work well as single-specimen features and screen trees. These trees don't drop a lot of litter, with the spring petals being very delicate and fruits remaining on the tree into winter or being taken away by birds, adding to their appeal as a path- or street-lining ornamental.