name botanical:Sorbus Aria
family:Rose family (Rosaceae)
height:up to 15 m (49 ft)
The leaves of Whitebeam are ovate, 8-12 cm (3.2 – 4.7 in) long and green. The leaf underside is conspicuous white tomentose. The leaf margin is double toothed.
fall foliage:dark brown
flowering:May – June
The white flowers form luscious cymes.
gender distribution:monoecious / hermaphrodite
Die apfelartigen Früchte sind eirund, orange bis rot und ca. 1 cm (0.4 in) groß.
The branches are hairy gray and tomentose at the beginning. The buds are thick and ovoid red-brown and shiny.
bark:The bark is smooth, gray and fissured with age.
location:Sun to half-shade
soil:loamy to sandy, calcareous soils, sunny
ph value:neutral to alkaline
single tree, planting in groups, parks and garden, bird feeding woods