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Lemon Drop

Sorbus folgneri

Lemon Drop is named for the bright yellow fruitlets which persist well into autumn, and hang on arching branches.

Lemon Drop has white undersides to its leaves, a characteristic of whitebeams.

Lemon Drop whitebeam trees for sale

  • 2-year pot-grown tree £54.95
    In a 12L pot
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
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Lemon Drop characteristics

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Attractive featuresAttractive fruitAttractive foliageAutumn foliage colour
  • Growth habitUpright-spreading / Vase
  • Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • PruningLight prune
  • Site conditionsCoastal siteOccasional flooding
  • WildlifeAttractive to birds
  • Flower colourWhite
  • Flowering monthMayJune
  • Leaf colourGrey-green
  • Leaf colour - autumnMultiple tints
  • Fruit colourYellow
  • Fruit persistencePersistent
  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Annual cycleDeciduous

What will it look like?

Illustrative example of a pot-grown tree of this variety as supplied. Approximate girth: 6/8cm. Trees should reach their mature height after about 10 or more years.

Sorbus folgneri Emiel

How to choose a Rowan or Whitebeam tree

We list more than 50 Sorbus (rowan and whitebeam) trees. Choosing can be difficult! Our article explaining the different berry and leaf colours might help narrow down the selection.