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Other common names
Sorbus aria 'Decaisneana'
Sorbus can be deciduous trees or shrubs with simple or pinnate leaves and clusters of small white or pink flowers, followed by white, yellow, pink, red or brown berries; some have fine autumn colour
'Majestica' is a medium-sized deciduous tree with broad elliptic leaves to 15cm in length, glossy dark green above, whitish beneath and turning yellow in autumn. Clusters of creamy-white flowers in late spring are followed by red berries 12mm in length
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect North-facing or East-facing or South-facing or West-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilClay, Sand, Loam, Chalk
pHAcid, Neutral, Alkaline
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moderately fertile, humus-rich soil. Tolerant of atmospheric pollution and dry conditions
Propagate by softwood cuttings in early summer, budding in summer or grafting in winter
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Pruning Pruning group 1
Pests May be attacked by aphids, blister beetles, glasshouse red spider mite, scale insects and sawflies
Susceptible to silver leaf, honey fungus, fireblight and a canker
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