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Sorbus hemsleyi 'John Bond'

Sorbus hemsleyi 'John Bond'
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A stunning foliage tree, Sorbus hemsleyi 'John Bond' has veined, dark grey-green leaves which by late summer hang on the branches and twist to reveal a bright silvery-white underside. Clusters of white flowers appear in late spring or early summer, followed by brown berries in late summer-autumn.

Sorbus hemsleyi 'John Bond' is fairly narrow, upright tree normally grown for its eye-catching leaves.

Supplied Size: 7.5L pot (approx four year old plants, 100 - 125 cm tall)

  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soils. Sorbus hemsleyi 'John Bond' does not usually enjoy wet or waterlogged soil and needs decent drainage to thrive.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: May.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Sorbus hemsleyi 'John Bond' grows to be a small, upright branching tree.
    • Height: 4 - 5 m (13 - 16 ft)
    • Spread: 3 m (10 ft)
  • Important Please Read - Sorbus (Rowan / Mountain Ash) species and cultivars are not and cannot be affected by the Ash disease, Chalara fraxinea.  Despite the potentially confusing name, mountain ashes are actually in the rose family, Rosacaea, and are closely related to apples and pears etc. Fraxinus excelsior (Common ash), are in the olive family, Oleaceae and the wind born disease recently found in the UK is completely specific to this genus.


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