The pretty silver grey foliage matures to an attractive grey green colour, creating the perfect foil for the wonderful white flowers which appear in late spring and are followed by dark red berries. This variety is compact with a columnar growth habit. It will attract bees in late spring, and offer shelter to birds and other wildlife once mature.
Month Available: October
Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous
Flower Colour: White
Suitable For Wildlife: Birds
Soil Type: Moist, well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun
Season of Interest: Spring, Autumn
Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers, Berries
Plant Type: Ornamental Tree
Main Attribute: Autumn Colour.
Height / Spread: 10m x 8m (33ft x 27ft)
Always plant your tree with a stake. The stake must be knocked into the ground on the windward side of the tree and secured to the tree.
Where to Plant: Borders
Pests and Diseases: Aphids
Plant Care: Prune lightly to restrict growth /remove unwanted branches, heavy prune in late autumn.
Care and Time: Medium - autumn
Warning: Toxic if eaten.
Benefits: Trees make you feel good and attract wildlife and birds to the garden . One mature tree produces enough oxygen for forty people . Trees sponge up carbon dioxide and air pollutants. Twenty trees offset the pollution of one car driven sixty miles. Trees provide privacy and reduce noise. A well chosen and postitioned tree can increase the value of your property
History: Sorbus are commonly known as Mountain Ash or Rowan trees, and there are a wide range of species and varieties within this genus.
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