Sorbus Chinese Lace
Simple white flowers in late spring are followed by delightfully attractive orange and red berries. The dark green foliage turns a wonderful shade of purple in autumn before falling. This variety has an upright growth habit and will provide shelter for 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: Small Gardens, Autumn Colour.
Height / Spread: 6m x 5m (20ft x 17ft)
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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