Pyrus fauriei Korean Sun™
Korean Sun Pear
Pyrus calleryana var. fauriei Korean Sun™
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Deciduous tree/shrub, 12 ft tall and 15 ft wide (3.7 m × 4.5 m), rounded, compact (smaller than species type). Leaves elliptic-ovate, medium green, red to red-purple fall color. Flowers white, appear after leaves; fruit small, about 1 cm wide.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 4 The species is native to Korea. Korean Sun™ was selected by Mel Westwood, Oregon State University.
- fauriei: after L'Abbé Urbain Jean Faurie, 19th century renowned French missionary and botanist in Japan, Formosa and Korea
- Silverton, Oregon: The Oregon Garden