Callery Pears – A Tree that Really Stinks
Love them or hate them, the white blossoms of the Callery pear tree (also known as Bradford pear) let us know that spring has arrived. Planted as a popular ornamental tree across the United States for decades, the rapid spread of volunteer Callery pears has been causing a lot of concern lately.
Check out Orbis Arborist & Wetland Ecologist Amelia Harris’s short article for an interesting history of this popular tree, its current status, and what the future may hold.
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