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Tree comparisons


Whitebeam
John Mitchell

John Mitchell is a popular whitebeam, notable for its large white-green leaves.
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Growing


Whitebeam
John Mitchell
Gardening skillBeginner
AwardsRHS AGM (current)
Attractive featuresAttractive foliage
Growth habitUpright-spreading / Vase
Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
PruningDo not prune
Growth rateFast
Site conditionsWindy site
Coastal site
WildlifeAttractive to birds
RHS Plants for Pollinators
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Identification


Whitebeam
John Mitchell
Flower colourWhite
Flowering monthMay
June
Leaf colourGrey-green
Leaf colour - autumnMultiple tints
Fruit colourBrown
Fruit persistencePersistent
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Annual cycleDeciduous
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