name botanical:Sorbus intermedia
family:Rose family (Rosaceae)
height:10 - 18 m (33 – 59 ft)
The leaves of Swedish whitebeam are ovate, 7 - 12 cm (2.8 - 4.7 in) long and 5 - 7 cm (2 – 2.8 in) broad and unevenly lobed. The leaf underside is slightly tomentose. The leaf margin is serrated.
fall foliage:dark bright yellow to red
flowering:May - June
The white flowers form luscious cymes.
gender distribution:monoecious / hermaphrodite
The apple-shaped, orange-red fruits are pea size.
The branches are reddish brown. The buds are thick ovate, red-brown and pointed.
bark:The bark is gray-black and almost smooth.
location:Sun to slight shade
soil:sandy to strong loamy
ph value:neutral to strongly alkaline
parks- and urban green, avenue tree (roadside green)