Common name: Chequer Tree / Wild Service Tree.
Native: Europe, Asia Minor, North Africa.
Size and spread (10 years): 4m x 3m
Treatment required: Mildly dormant requires 16 weeks stratification.
Germinal seeds / kg: 30000
Ideal sowing period: Spring
Soil conditions: Most soils especially deep loams, but will also thrive on chalky soils.
Planting instructions: better in a light open spot
Mature height: 20m
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