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Sorbus thibetica 'John Mitchell'

Tibetan whitebeam

Location:

The Temple Garden

Description:

A a compact medium-sized deciduous tree, up to 10m (33ft), with broadly rounded leaves up to 15cm in length, white-hairy when young, later glossy green above, white-hairy beneath. Creamy white flowers followed by brown fruits.

Site and Care:

Grow in full sun or partial shade in fertile soil of any type, Propagate by softwood cuttings in early summer. Little or no pruning is required.