50 years to reach maturity
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Aria edulis is considered the same species as Sorbus aria. Commonly known as Whitebeam or Common Whitebeam. It is a deciduous tree species from the Rosaceae family, originating from Europe. Growing to medium size, this plant produces oval leaves with felted white undersides and serrated edges, they display attractive autumn colouration. Flowers are borne in clusters, coloured white, appearing from spring and leading onto red berry fruits from summer-autumn. Not often seen growing wild, this tree is a popular choice for parks and gardens, the fruits are popular with birds. The bark is smooth and grey in colour, with grey-green stems which appear more reddish in the sun.
How to propagate Whitebeam
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Other uses of Whitebeam
Hedging, specimen. Suitable for coastal conditions.
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