Whitebeam

Sorbus 'Peaches and Cream'

Whitebeam - Sorbus  'Peaches and Cream'

Common Name: Whitebeam
Genus: Sorbus
Cultivar: 'Peaches and Cream'

Category: Trees
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage, Has interesting/colourful ornamental fruit

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 5.00 m (500 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 5.00 m (500 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: April & May

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Clay/Heavy or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained

Ideal for small gardens, this is an attractive deciduous tree that has a compact crown of dark green leaves that are each divined into fine leaflets giving them a lacy effect. In spring, white flowers provide a good contrast and these are followed in late summer and autumn by long-lasting clusters of peach and white coloured berries which gently weight the branches down. A tough little tree that can tolerate a wide range of soils and conditions.

  • Garden care: Requires minimal pruning. Remove any broken, diseased or crossing branches in late autumn or winter. When planting, incorporate lots of well-rotted garden compost in the planting hole and stake firmly.


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