Sorbus aria 'Lutescens'
Also known as
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50 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
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Whitebeam 'Lutescens' Overview
This medium-sized deciduous tree is erect when young but spreads with age. It's leaves get to 10cm and are broadly elliptic. They appear silvery in spring becoming grey-green with age. Creamy-white flowers appear in spring which develop into orange-red berries .
Common problems with Whitebeam 'Lutescens'
Can be attacked by aphids, blister mites and suffer from apple canker & fire blight.
How to harvest Whitebeam 'Lutescens'
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Whitebeam 'Lutescens'
Take softwood cuttings in early summer.
Chip budding in summer.
Other uses of Whitebeam 'Lutescens'
This low maintenance tree is a useful plant for clay soils and is tolerant of atmospheric pollution and dry conditions.