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Whitebeam
Lutescens

An excellent large garden tree, very hardy, easy to grow, and tolerant of a wide range of soils and conditions. Grey-green leaves turn russet in autumn, with orange berries.
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Growing


Whitebeam
Lutescens
Gardening skillBeginner
AwardsRHS AGM (current)
Attractive featuresAttractive fruit
Attractive foliage
Growth habitUpright-spreading / Vase
Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
PruningLight prune
Growth rateAverage
WildlifeAttractive to birds
RHS Plants for Pollinators
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Identification


Whitebeam
Lutescens
Flower colourWhite
Flowering monthMay
Leaf colourGrey-green
Leaf colour - autumnOrange / Gold
Fruit colourOrange / Red
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Annual cycleDeciduous
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