Sorbus domestica

£2.50

Service tree, Checker tree. A medium tree from Southern & Eastern Europe, growing to 15 m (50 ft) high. Bears large crops of 3-4cm fruits which are edible bletted or cooked, with a an excellent rich flavour when fully ripe. The fruits are commercially used as a source of fruit juice. The timber makes good fuel and the bark is used for tanning. Likes sun or part shade. hardy to -20°C. Stratification: CS17. Number of seeds: 10.

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Service tree, Checker tree. A medium tree from Southern & Eastern Europe, growing to 15 m (50 ft) high. Bears large crops of  apple or pear-shaped fruits, 3-4cm long, which are edible bletted or cooked, with a an excellent rich flavour when fully ripe. The fruits are commercially used as a source of fruit juice. The timber makes good fuel and the bark is used for tanning. Likes sun or part shade, hardy to -20°C. Stratification: CS17