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Sorbus domestica (latin)
ServiceTree - Sorbus domestica
Author: Jean-no - Licence Art Libre
"Remarkable tree because he is more than 200 years old"

Area of origin : Southern Europe.

Adult Dimensions : Height up to 20 m (65,6'), width up to 8 m (26,3').

Foliage : Deciduous, dark green and gold in autumn.

Soil Type : All.

Hardiness : Hardy to -20°C.

Exposure : Full sun.

Characteristics and Uses : The white flowers in May and June are followed by fruits in the shape of little red green pears. The cormes are edible when overripe. They are planted in orchards by those who value them. The leaves of this tree turn a beautiful colour of gold in autumn. It is planted alone or in a group but is equally good within a mixed hedge. The red brown wood is extremely strong and much sought after for making tools and weapons and for wood carving and engraving.

List of Sorbus :
Common Whitebeam (Sorbus aria), beautiful white blossom in May, small acidic berries, mature in autumn
Rowan (Sorbus aucuparia), small red berries from July through to winter, extremely appreciated by birds
Swedish Whitebeam (Sorbus intermedia), white blossom in May and June, small red berries
Wild service tree (Sorbus torminalis), white blossom in May and June, magnificent autumnal colours
 
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