Sorbus intermedia
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Sorbus intermedia

Swedish whitebeam

  Family ROSACEAE 
  Genus Sorbus 

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Identification
Genus  Sorbus Species  intermedia Variety  Cultivar  Common names  Swedish whitebeam Family  ROSACEAE Specimen number  S2576 Data source  GrUnFr p307
 
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Various Life span    Annual cycle  Deciduous Stature  Tree Growth form  Various Growth habit  Not applicable Overall height  30' Overall spread   
 
Climate
Sunshine  Various Water  Various Optimal soil texture  Various Acceptable soil pH  Various USDA hardiness  Not classified AHS heat zones  Not classified Sunset climate zones  Not classified
 
Garden
Suitable for gardens  no Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes 
 
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  no Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities    Other interest    Other interest color  Other interest period   
 
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
 
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes  The fruit is 1/2 inch round, red to orange colored skin, divided into two compartments each with a seed. It has sweet flesh. Sorbus intermedia is typically used in jelly. Swedish whitebeam is a good source for the production of wine.
 
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  Fragrance parts  Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color 
 
Cultivation
Propagule  Cutting Pollination method  Self fertile Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period  Aug 01 - Aug 31 Frost tolerance    Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
 
Nutrition
Is edible  yes Culinary uses  Jelly   Wine Nutritional value  Edible parts  Fruit Description of edible parts 1/2 inch round, red to orange colored skin, divided into two compartments each with a seed Flavor / texture  has sweet flesh
 
Horticulture
Horticulture notes  Sorbus intermedia is self fertile. Harvesting usually occurs in August. Swedish whitebeam is typically propagated using a cutting. This plant probably originates from Southern Sweden.
 
Herbarium
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Sorbus intermedia is deciduous in nature.

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   

 

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