Sorbus 'Chinese Lace'
- Position: full sun or lightly dappled shade
- Soil: tolerates most soil conditions
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: May
- Flower colour: white
- Other features: lace-like foliage
- Hardiness: fully hardy
An upright tree with deeply cut, dark green pinnate leaves which have a lace-like appearance. The bunches of white flowers are produced in late spring followed by orange-red berries in autumn. This is an unusual variety that only grows to an eventual height of 6m (19ft 6in) so is ideal for a small garden.
- Garden care: Requires minimal pruning. Remove any broken, diseased or crossing branches in late autumn or winter. When planting incorporate lots of well-rotted garden compost in the planting hole and stake firmly.
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