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SORBUS thibetica 'John Mitchell'

Commonly known as Tibetan whitebeam


H/Std £55.00 each

  • Deciduous - large, broadly elliptical leaves reaching 15cm (6in) across
  • White - creamy white
  • Height - 20m (66ft)
  • Spread - 15m (49ft)
  • Tree - ultimately large tree. Produces flowers in corymbs to 6cm (2½in) across followed by spherical to pear-shaped berries 1.5cm (½in) across, ripening orange or yellow
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade - light, dappled shade
  • Additional Features - Berries - These plants have berries.
  • Good to know - more compact variety named after a past curator at Westonbirt Arboretum, Glos. Wildlife plant. Flowers attract bees, flies and beetles
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, sawfly larva, canker, silver leaf, honey fungus, fireblight
  • Place of origin - southwestern China, Himalayas
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - moderately fertile. Humus-rich
  • Tree Shape - Broadly conical
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
  • Bird friendly
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tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  15m (49ft)
 

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