Mountain Ash and Whitebeam
Description: An excellent small tree of open and spreading habit. Leaves are dark green above and grey green underneath, turning orange and yellow in autumn. Bears lovely, pink-tinted, creamy white flowers between April and May followed by large white berries which last well into winter.
History: Introduced from Kashmir to Europe during the 1930's.
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 3m