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1544R Wild service tree - Sorbus torminalis
Pot Size: 7 litres pot – Height of plant: 150/175 cm.
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59.00 Available
1544N Wild service tree - Sorbus torminalis
Plug plant – Height of plant: 50/60 cm (19/24").
10.00 Available
1544J Wild service tree - Sorbus torminalis
Young plug plant – Height of plant: 20/30 cm (8/12").
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1544K Wild service tree - Sorbus torminalis
Young plug plant – Height of plant: 20/30 cm (8/12").
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4.50 Available
1544A FERTILISER – Fertiliser tablet to place at the bottom of the hole before planting. Slow release over 7 to 8 months. Only 1 tablet in each hole. 0.40 Available
1544L Wild service tree - Sorbus torminalis
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Wild Service Tree - Sorbus torminalis (latin)

Area of origin : Plains of Europe.
Adult Dimensions : Height up to 25 metres ( 82'), width up to 8 metres (26,2').
Foliage : Deciduous, dark green then lighter in autumn.
Soil type : All.
Hardiness : Very hardy, tolerant to -20°C.
Exposure : Full sun.

Properties and uses:
Rather rare in British Isles when found growing is usually indicator of ancient woodland. The white flowers from May to June are followed by fruits from October to November which are used for distilling. It can be planted alone or in a mix of plants perhaps as a country style hedge. Certainly very good for use in rows. The strong brownish red wood is extremely strong and is sought after for making tools.

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
ServiceTree (Sorbus domestica), interesting red green pear shaped berries
Swedish Whitebeam (Sorbus intermedia), white blossom in May and June, small red berries

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