Whitebeam Seeds

Sorbus aria

£2.50£8.00 inc. VAT

Whitebeam makes a neat, oval headed tree with grey hairy leaves. It is often planted in streets and gardens. Heads of white flowers in May develop into red berries for the autumn but they are usually eaten by birds before they ripen! Autumn colour is yellow then brown.

Earn up to 8 Points.

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Description

Sorbus aria

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: A sunny, open spot will give best flowering and foliage colour

Mature height: 15m x 10m

Additional information

Weight 2.5 g
Size

Mini Seed Pack (25 seeds approx.), Seed Pack (150 seeds approx.)

Genus

Sorbus

Family

Rosaceae

Flowering Month

May

Colour

white

Hardiness

Hardy

Life Cycle

tree

Evergreen

deciduous

Interest

flowers, fruit

Wildlife

yes

Requires

part shade, sun