Mountain Ash and Whitebeam
Description: A broadly conical, deciduous tree with pinnate matt green leaves, turning orange and red in autumn. Clusters of white flowers in late spring are followed by unusual mauve pink fruits.
History: Liverpool University Botanic Gardens, Ness
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