Sorbus thuringiaca Fastigiata

Hybrid Whitebeam, Service Tree

Estimated fully grown height 7-12m

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The foliage of this tree retains some of the beauty of its parent, Sorbus aria, each leaf emerges with a dark green surface and light silvery-grey underside, turning to a brilliant orange in the autumn.

The creamy white flowers appear in clusters in the spring and are followed by abundant bunches of red berries in the autumn time that will remain on the tree well into the winter or until they are picked from the tree by the birds.

Sorbus thuringiaca Fastigiata forms a small tree at maturity which is columnar when young and becomes broadly oval with time.

It is a tough tree which can withstand some wind, cold and on the opposite end of the scale is tolerant of direct heat and air pollution and thrives on most soils, performing best on well drained soils.

This tree makes a fine street tree and is a super choice for urban environments and gardens alike. It is useful for restricted spaces and given optimum conditions and space this tree can reach over 10m in height.

Offering year round interest and extreme durability, this tree is a great choice when there is any doubt over the quality of soil or if the planting site has any harsh environmental qualities.

If you live in an area prone to rabbits or deer then we recommend rabbit guards for these trees.

Mature height: 7-12m

Tree Specification

Tree Location
Garden, Parkland,
Mature Height
Blossom Colour
Foliage Colour
Looks good in
Autumn, Spring,
Fruit & Nut
Soil Type
Well drained, Will tolerate most soil types,
Autumn Colour
Good for waterlogged soil
Pleached Tree

Planting Video

Delivery Guide

Barcham Trees are delivered using a local team of hauliers whom are well versed in transporting trees across the length and breadth of the UK. Our standard delivery is based upon sharing a delivery slot on one of our lorries and is calculated on a county by county basis.

Get a quote for delivery for your county here.

Free delivery is granted on the following order levels:
England, orders over £2,750
Wales, orders over £3,750
Scotland, orders over £4,750

Once you have completed your order online we will phone you to schedule in your delivery. On many occasions we are able to link in your order quickly but please allow up to 15 working days from the time of order to delivery as the worst case scenario.

Please note that all of our deliveries are made on Heavy Goods Vehicles, with our smallest available lorry generally being a 10 tonne vehicle. Deliveries are made to kerbside, or nearest reasonable access point and the lorry drivers are unable to move the trees once they are onsite.

For those of you ordering Instant trees, have special requirements or access limitations, please remember that throughout this process we are only a phone call away! Our experienced team of arborists are on hand to offer advice and can be contacted Monday to Friday between 9am - 5:30pm on 01353 720 950.

For further details of our delivery service and conditions, please visit our Delivery Service Advice page.