Sorbus 'Sunshine'

Sorbus 'Sunshine'

Description: A tree with interest throughout the seasons. Similar to more well known S. Joseph Rock, but the long lasting mass of yellow berries in autumn are larger and brighter.  A medium sized tree with an upright habit which in spring is covered with a mass of white flowers much loved by insects, and in autumn the pinnate leaves colour to shades of red and orange giving quite a show.  The long lasting berries last well into winter.

Uses: Suited to medium sized gardens as a specimen or at the back of a border.

Climate / Position: Full sun to dappled shade. Tolerant of windswept locations.

Height / Spread: Height 6-8m. Spread 6m.

Soil Requirements: Tolerates a wide range of soils except shallow chalk.

Pruning : No pruning required.

Special Requirements: Avoid chalk soils

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