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Sorbus Amber Light
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Sorbus 'Amber Light'

Mountain Ash and Whitebeam

Description: An upright to spreading, deciduous tree with handsome bluish green leaves turning orange and red in autumn. Clusters of white flowers in mid-late spring are followed by red fruit, keeping their colour deep into winter instead of turning whitish as with most forms of this species.

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

Text Blue Green Foliage
Text Traditional

Ornamental attributes

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