Bradford Pear

Southwest bed by golf course

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In The Back Yard

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See information about pruning Bardford Pears.

Bradford Pears have a terrible reputation because they are susceptible to wind damage.
We get very strong winds, but have had no wind damage to them
Bradford Pears are very common in this area and I don't remember ever seeing one split.
Nevertheless, you can Google for "Bradford Pear alternatives" to get other suggestions.