Sorbus Aria (Whitebeam) 'Lutescens'
|Species||:||Sorbus Aria Lutescens|
|Seasons of Interest||:||Spring Interest,Autumn Interest|
|Tree Features||:||White Flower,Good for Bees|
|Mature Size||:||Small (under 10m)|
|Tree Type||:||Deciduous Broad Leaf|
|Tree uses||:||Small Gardens,Urban Sites,Garden,Restricted Spaces|
This Whitebeam is outstandingly attractive in spring.
This outstanding clone is most attractive in spring and won the Award of Merit in 1952 and the Award of Garden Merit in 2002.
A very popular choice for urban gardens, it requires little maintenance and tolerates chalk soils.
The young leaves emerge silvery-white from purple shoots in spring, before hardening to grey-green in summer.
This is a small, compact, rounded tree, producing white flowers in April and May and, in good years, orange-red, cherry like fruits in autumn.
A very good choice for streets, gardens and parks.
Mature height: 7-10m