|Grid reference||ST 18465 80056|
|Common name||European pear|
|Common name||Common pear|
|Origin||Central and East Europe, S.W. Asia|
|Height||12M August 2015|
|Girth||143cm August 2015|
This tree is at the north west tip of the lake.
General tree description
Pyrus communis is a medium sized tree, 15 to 20 metres tall, with an upright form and a domed crown. Its bark is black-brown and cracked with small irregular shapes. The leaves are glossy green, 3 to 8cm long, oval or rounded and finely toothed. They are richly coloured orange and gold in autumn. Clusters of creamy white flowers appear in April, followed in summer by yellowish or russet pears of variable size.