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botanical name:
Sorbus aria 'Lutescens'
Sorbus aria 'Lutescens' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Whitebeam
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 12.00m
width: 7.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: silver
flower colour: white
fruit colour: red
stem/bark: brown
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -20°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
One of the best forms of the Whitebeam. Large silvery-white leaves open in spring, fading to green later. White flowers in late spring. Large red berries in autumn. Tolerant of most soils and positions.

Any reasonable soil, will tolerate dry chalky soils. Full sun or light dappled shade.

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