Sorbus vilmorinii (is a bushy fully hardy perennial deciduous tree with white flowers in early Summer and late Spring. It grows well in semi-shade and direct sun, and prefers medium levels of water. The flowers are arranged in a ) inflorescence. It has low flood tolerance.
Sorbus vilmorinii grows in soils ranging from a pH of 5.5 (very acidic ranges from 5.2 to 5.5) to 7.5 (neutral ranges from 6.6 to 7.5). It is adapted to clay loam, loam, loamy sand, sandy clay loam and sandy loam soils, and prefers medium fertility.
This is a rounded tree has an ultimate height of 4.5m / 14.8ft and spread of 4.5m / 14.8ft. It can take 36-40 years to reach its ultimate height.
The leaves are green in Spring and Summer and red and purple in Autumn. They are in shape.
The plant is happy in any situation, exposed or sheltered.
Sorbus vilmorinii has green bark with a smooth texture.
Fruit and seed
The fruit is white and pink. There is a high fruit/seed abundance beginning in Autumn and ending in Winter.
Propagation techniques include cuttings and seed.
China.-39°C / -38.2F to 36-40 years 4.5m / 14.8ft 4.5m / 14.8ft
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|Vilmorin Mountain Ash (Ireland)|
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