Pea pears capture the interest of the author for their use in ornamental horticulture. The pea pear was especially attractive because the pears stayed on the tree and display a variety of fall foliage coloration. Descriptions of various varieties of pear tree size, foliage color, bloom time and other ornamental factors are provided.
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June 1971 Vol. 15, Issue 1 Vol. 1, 4
M.N. Westwood Department of Horticulture Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR