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Bradford Pear Tree (Pyrus calleryana Dcne) spring blossoms and autumn beauty -- pictures

Updated on July 16, 2010

Bradford Pear Trees are first to bloom bringing a welcome bit of beauty after a long winter.

These hardy trees are very popular because they are so beautiful and fast growing.  They have a nice shape and really add a lot of beauty to any landscape.

This is a very popular and beautiful ornamental tree. The blossoms are so beautiful especially up close.

Photographed by Faye Mitchell
Photographed by Faye Mitchell
Photographed by Faye Mitchell
Photographed by Faye Mitchell
photographed by Faye Mitchell
photographed by Faye Mitchell
Photographed by Faye Mitchell
Photographed by Faye Mitchell
Photographed by Faye Mitchell
Photographed by Faye Mitchell
Photographed by Faye Mitchell
Photographed by Faye Mitchell
Photographed by Faye Mitchell
Photographed by Faye Mitchell
Photographed by Faye Mitchell
Photographed by Faye Mitchell

Late summer, early fall the tree is loaded with tiny little pears. After the frost it is a feast for the birds.

Photographed by Faye Mitchell
Photographed by Faye Mitchell
Photographed by Faye Mitchell
Photographed by Faye Mitchell

Autumn has its last blaze of color with the Bradford Pear Tree. They are last to turn color and last to drop their leaves -- no wonder they are so popular

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      Granny80 7 years ago

      What beautiful pictures!All from the same tree unbeliveable.You take beautiful pictures they look so real.Like you could reach out and touch the blooms.Shame you couldn't catch a bird on a limb. Keep up the good work.looking forward to more pictures.Granny

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      Jo Y. 7 years ago

      I have a Bradford Pear tree in my yard and you're right, they are beautiful when in bloom. Love the pictures.

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      Faye Mitchell 7 years ago from Columbus, Ohio

      Thank you so much Granny80 for you wonderful comments. You know, now that you mentioned it I never see birds in the pear tree. Thank you for stopping by.

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      Faye Mitchell 7 years ago from Columbus, Ohio

      Jo Y thank you so much for stopping by. I am glad you agree and that you liked the pictures -- it is hard to show how pretty this tree is.

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      Photography7777 6 years ago from FL

      Gorgeous photographs of a gorgeous tree.

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      Faye Mitchell 6 years ago from Columbus, Ohio

      Thank you so much Photography7777!

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