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Sorbus torminalis

Suitable for any normal soil and position and the following 
Ultimate Height60ft (18m)Exposed/WindyYes
  Damp ShadeNo
Av. Growth/Year*1ft (30cm)Dry ShadeNo
Wet SitesNo
NativeYesCoastal AreasNo
EvergreenNoChalky SoilYes

Av. Growth/Year* = Average growth per year in first 10-20 years, click here for more details.

SERVICE TREE, WILD (Sorbus torminalis)
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Leaves (with autumn colour as inset)

Attractive, rare, native, deciduous tree, with maple-like leaves which turn from green to yellow then orange and finally purple-red in autumn. Showy rounded heads of small creamy-white flowers May to June followed by clusters of large speckled brown fruit which ripen in September and taste of dates when over ripe. These used to be brewed into an alcoholic drink
TREE 20ft x 12ft (6m x 3.7m) in 20 years, ultimate height 60ft (18m).

 Price per plant forAvailability
 Tr 2-3ft
5.495.104.704.10 Bare rooted stock will be available
from Nov., see below/right.

Tr = Transplanted, click here for more details.

We can only sell bare-rooted plants when they are dormant. Orders for bare-rooted plants will be sent when the plants are dormant again (depending on the weather this is normally in November). We still have a wide range of pot grown and cell grown plants available for despatch or collection.

We don't charge your credit card for goods until they are about to be despatched. Orders received before October will be charged at this season's prices. We process orders on a first come, first served basis so to get your plants as early as possible please place your order now.

All prices include VAT where applicable.

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