Sorbus aria / Sorbo montano

Species: Sorbus aria (L.) Crantz.
Italian common noun: Sorbo montano, Farinaccio
Family: Rosaceae
Natural shapesTrees Deciduos
Climate resistance: + / -20° CClimate resistance: + / -20° C
- Legislative Decree no. 151 - Legislative Decree no. 214 - Legislative Decree no. 386

Origin: Europe

Botanical characteristics: It is a small deciduous tree, medium-growing, up to 15 meters high, has a rounded and dense crown. It has a trunk with smooth grey blackish bark with crossing rings. Leaves are elliptic-ovate, toothed, dull green on the upper side, white and tomentose below. The autumn colour is yellow-brown. In May it blooms small white flowers gathered in corymbs, followed by dark red berry infructescenses, edible.

Agronomic and environmental characteristics: It is frequent in foothills and mountainous areas in fresh deciduous woods, up to 1200 meters. It prefers calcareous and dry soils, but fits well. It has an high resistance to pollution.

Use: It is used in parks and gardens as single plant or in groups. It is ideal for small gardens and wild gardens or woods. It is suitable for urban green areas, avenues, road embankments, river banks and industrial areas. It is suitable for reforestation of hilly and mountainous areas and for environmental clean-up. It is recommended in the areas of bird restocking for berry production.

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Produzione Note Altezza Circonferenza tronco Diametro/Lato chioma Q.tà  
Vaso 9.9.13 Vaso 9.9.13
Vaso Ø 18 Vaso Ø 18
Vaso Ø 22 Vaso Ø 22
Zolla 100-125 cm
Zolla 125-150 cm
Zolla 150-175 cm
Zolla 175-200 cm
Zolla 200-250 cm
Zolla 250-300 cm