Bradford pear, just horrible trees, but look just like what some architect in a center city skyscraper would want. A lollypop on a stick. Makes the real thing built look just like his fantasy drawing! Big box stores love them too, since they rarely last more than 10 years & that makes a healthy replacement item. I'd bet more people know Bradford pear than know oak, maple, elm or ash. So sad. They bloom for a week & then do nothing. There are so many better trees for us and the bees, yet the crap tree rules-it's just too American!
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