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Sorbus cashmiriana
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Sorbus cashmiriana

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

General attributes

Award-winning Award-winning
Text Green Silver Foliage
Text Bushy

Ornamental attributes

Small tree size after 10 years Small tree size after 10 years
Autumn colour Autumn colour
Flowering month - May Flowering month - May
Scented flowers Scented flowers
Fruit for wildlife Fruit for wildlife
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Wet tolerant Wet tolerant
Tolerates coastal site Tolerates coastal site
Replacement prune Replacement prune
Suitable for patio Suitable for patio