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Wet Soil: Medium

Dry Soil: Medium

Lime: Medium

Sorbus aria ‘Majestica’ is a medium-sized tree, commonly known as the Majestica Whitebeam. It is a cultivar of Sorbus aria and has been carefully bred to showcase enhanced characteristics that make it standout wherever it is planted. It is faster growing than Sorbus aria ‘Lutescens’, and does not suffer the early leaf drop to which a ‘Lutescens’ is often susceptible. Leaves will remain on the tree well into November.

The Majestica Whitebeam boasts an upright form with a rounded crown and makes a versatile choice for various planting settings. It has larger elliptical leaves 10-15cm long. These are deeply lobed and have a silvery-white underside that creates a shimmering effect when it blows in the wind.

In spring, the tree produces small, fragrant flowers arranged in large clusters. As the season progresses, the flowers give way to  clusters of small, red berries that persist into autumn.

Excellent on chalk and for exposed situations, including coastal.

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7m high x 5m wide after 25 years


Great for coastal planting, carparks and parks.


Medium, rounded, neat tree.


Dense foliage with large leaves. Green-silver colour and transition to yellow in autumn, before falling in winter. Does not suffer the early leaf drop to which a Sorbus aria 'Lutescens' is susceptible.


White flowers in late spring to early summer.


Clusters of red berries.


Does best in well drained soil but will grow in most soil types. Tolerant of chalk, lime and sand. Likes a position in full sun to partial shade.


Flowers are a valuable source of nectar for bees and other pollinators. Birds feed on the berries in the winter months.

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