Sorbus aucuparia ‘Dirkenii’ Sorbus

Sorbus

Description: A special yellow leaved mountain ash particularly good for Scotland and the north but can scorch in the south. Leaves yellow when young, becoming yellowish-green, producing red fruits.

History: Raised by the Dutch nurseryman Dirken about 1880.

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): 5m x 3m

Attributes

  • Flowering month: May
  • M Size: Medium
  • Fruit for wildlife
  • Leaf colour: Yellow / Green
  • Replacement prune
  • Autumn colour

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