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Sorbus reducta


By Andrewr

Sorbus reducta (Sorbus reducta)

Dwarf mountain ash reaching only three to four feet. But it suckers and can form colonies six feet or more across

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I love this, its a very graceful shrub suitable for informal planting I should think?

11 Feb, 2009


Yes, it would look good planted informally. But can also look effective in a border as long as you are prepared to remove suckers on a fairly regular basis. I would imagine this could become invasive on light soils but in clay is more restrained

11 Feb, 2009


I've certainly got enough clay here, I thought it was bad when I lived in Cornwall, but here in Hampshire its dire!

12 Feb, 2009


I potted up some suckers last year to sell when the garden was open but none of them sold :-(

12 Feb, 2009


Are you certain this pretty plant is Sorbus reducta? To me, it looks a lot more like Sorbaria sorbifolia..

17 Jun, 2010


Kersha - I think you may be right. I bought it as sorbus reducta but the leaves make me think it may be what you suggest. I'll continue to investigate when I get a spare moment

18 Jun, 2010

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