Sorbus arnoldiana ‘Schouten’ Sorbus

Sorbus

Description: An upright, deciduous tree with a rounded crown. Large bluish-green leaves turn red and orange in autumn. Heads of white flowers in mid-spring are followed by orange berries.

History: Discovered around 1950 in a consignment of Sorbus discolour seedlings.

Sorbus Growing Tips: Grow in moderately fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil in full sun or light shade. Hardy and tolerant of urban pollution and coastal conditions.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 4m x 2m

Attributes

  • Flowering month: May
  • Fruit for wildlife
  • S Size: Small
  • Replacement prune
  • Leaf colour: Blue / Green
  • Autumn colour

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