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Latin Name: Sorbus aria
Forestart Reference: SOARI1

A neat, oval headed tree with grey hairy leaves. Often planted in streets and gardens. Heads of white flowers in May develop into red berries for the autumn but usually eaten by birds before they ripen

Common name: Whitebeam
Native: Europe as far north as Britain.
Provenance: UK
Size and spread (10 years): 8m x 4m
Treatment required: Mildly dormant requires 16 weeks stratification.
Germinal seeds / kg: 31000
Ideal sowing period: Spring
Soil conditions: Most soils including chalk, windswept and maritime areas.
Planting instructions:
Mature height: 15m x 10m

Availability: Currently out of stock

 
 
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