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Does anyone know what this tree is?

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Igneococcus Fri 19-May-17 06:49:48

This tree is at our local Tesco carpark but I have seen others like it in parks and landscaped areas before, never in forests or growing wild. Does anybody know what species it is? It's a Rosaceae of some sort but that is as far as I get. The leaves are grayish- pale green when young. Thanks.

SophieofShepherdsBush Fri 19-May-17 06:50:54


Igneococcus Fri 19-May-17 06:57:01

Wow, that was fast smile
I think it must be a cultivar, because it doesn't make red-orange berries, they stay pale yellow-green, or maybe the birds eat them all before they can turn red.

SophieofShepherdsBush Fri 19-May-17 07:03:03

Ah yeah, I'm no expert, but I definitely think something of that ilk. Sorbus anyway.

Igneococcus Fri 19-May-17 07:07:34

I agree that it is very likely a sorbus, but maybe a variety specially bread for gardens rather than the wildtype.

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