Area of origin: Western Europe, up to 2300m (2515yds) altitude.
Adult Dimensions: Height up to15 m (49,2'), width up to 10 m (65,6').
Soil Type: Avoid too much lime.
Hardiness: Hardy to -36°C.
Exposure: Full sun.
Characteristics and Uses:
Beautiful flowers in May and June. The fruits called sorbs appear in July and are much appreciated by birds especially thrushes. They are ripe in August and decorate the tree until winter.
The foliage becomes a beautiful shade of yellow and then red in autumn.
This magnificent little tree spectacular in any garden for most of the year. It can be planted alone or mixed in a country hedge or in rows.