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Bees, Birds, Wildlife
Flowering in May
Fruiting in Oct, Sep
Height (when grown)
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Exposed, Sheltered, Some Protection
Acidic, Chalky / Alkaline, Clay, Most soils, Neutral, Well-drained
Sorbus acuparia ‘Sheerwater seedling’ is an upright oval-shaped tree with a tidy outline and an open canopy of soft feathery leaves. Perfect for a space where spread is not required. Sheerwater seedling produces has chandeliers of white blossom in spring giving nectar to bees and other insects. The clusters of orangey-red berries in late summer with the leaves change from green to wonderful autumn colours are a haven for birds such as Thrush, Blackbirds and the occasional winter visitor the Waxwing.
Sorbus Sheerwater seedling is a hardy and easy to grow, preferring a sunny position in well-drained soil but will grow in partial shade.
Cultivation: Urban, roadside, limited space, all gardens
Soil: Sorbus acuparia likes most soil, well-drained, chalk
Position: Sun, partial shade, windy, frost pockets
Foliage: Sheerwater seedling has feathery green leaves, autumn colour
Flowering: White blossom in May
Fruiting: Orange-red berries in autumn
Habit: Small, upright, oval canopy
Hardiness: Sorbus Sheerwater is fully hardy
Growth: Fast growing tree
Benefits to Wildlife: Yes, bees, birds & other wildlife
Height & Spread in Maturity: 7m x 3m
The tree is watered before being carefully packed by one of our experienced staff on site. It comes in a cardboard box lined with straw. (We try to use as much recycling material as possible) The box is addressed to the customer or a specified name and address and sent out overnight delivery to arrive on requested dates.
Please note the size of the tree that you are ordering, as our trees are provided for our clients to plant themselves, which may appear at a small size rather than the fully grown tree as shown in the photos.
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