Sorbus ‘White Wax’ Sorbus

Sorbus

Description: This unusual small tree is a stark contrast to the traditional range of red fruited Sorbus. As the name suggests 'White Wax' produces large bunches of clear white fruits held on red stems. The pinnate leaves are a pleasing mid-green turning reddish-purple to orange-red in autumn. It makes a superb specimen tree for a small garden, the white fruits lasting well into autumn as the birds seem to avoid them.

Sorbus Growing Tips: Grow in moderately fertile, humus-rich, moisture-retentive, 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

  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Flowering month: April
  • M Size: Medium
  • Autumn colour

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