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Mountain Ash...? Please help!


By Ian1

Northamptonshire, United Kingdom Gb

Having recently moved into a home with an established garden, and being 45 years old and never growing anything. I now find myself growing herbs, tomatoes and various border plants, as well as my various chilli plants, I appear to have "caught the bug". Please help with the identity of this tree! Is it mountain ash, white beam?? - Thank you for the replies so far. Please find a close up of the leaf.

Thanks.... Ian




Hi Ian1 and welcome - any chance of a close up of the leaves? It will make the id easier

19 Apr, 2009


I think it is a Sorbus, but a close up in a few days would be better,

19 Apr, 2009


not a mountain ash, think it is a whitebeam

19 Apr, 2009


certainly not a mountain ash, and i think a white beam is a good call. certainlly a member of the sorbus genus.

19 Apr, 2009


Thanks for the close up - definitely not a Mountain Ash (Rowan) I'd agree it's a White beam.

19 Apr, 2009

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