Whitebeam (Sorbus aria 'Lutescens')

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Plant Height: 25 to 40 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Other: New leaves are silvery in color, progressing to bluish-green in summer.
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: Small reddish-orange berries.
Fruiting Time: Fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Pollution
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Various insects
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil


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Discussion Threads about this plant
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It's the wrong sapling, but what is it? by scandinavia May 23, 2019 9:47 PM 3
Salt tolerant plants by eclayne Feb 8, 2013 9:39 PM 130

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