ering pears are beautiful and grow quickly. However, they are not resistant to strong wind. The branches are heavy and snap easily.
I'll add here for the layman asking the original question that these are a Flowering Pear tree, not the fruit variety. Any landscape or nursery are familiar with
The pear trees (non fruit bearing)
pear trees one in front yard
ornamental pear trees (Pyrus spp) with a gravel driveway suggest a formal or Medterranean home and garden style, with simplicity being the key.
Pear trees all along side the driveway
ornamental pear trees (Pyrus sp) act as mile markers down this long gravel driveway, each pair taking you one step closer to the destination. Without these trees the driveway would feel more like a road; their addition creates a more relaxed atmosphere.This crunching gravel driveway approach suggests a formal