Definition of Callery pear
- Callery pears … have earned both a 2005 Urban Tree of the Year award … and a place on the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service list of highly invasive plants in the Mid-Atlantic.
- —Susan Milius
- … the campaign to curtail the planting of ornamental Bradford pears (also called callery pears). These trees are notorious for "weakcrotches," which are right where the heavy snow broke off limbs.
- —Michael Martin