Mountain Ash and Whitebeam
Description: Small elegant spreading tree with dark green fern-like leaves that turn orange or bronze in autumn. The pink fruit turn white as they age.
History: Introduced from western China in 1889 by the Abbé Delavay. Received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.
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