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This species of tree, covers Whitebeam, Mountain Ash, Service Tree.
Generally they are hardy to zone 7 . With them in flower from May to June, and the fruits/seeds ripen from Sept to October. The flowers and are pollinated by Insects.The plant is self-fertile.
It is noted for attracting wildlife.
The fruit can be eaten raw or cooked. The fruit is usually bletted if it is going to be eaten raw. The fruit is up to 15mm across and is produced in bunches which makes harvesting easier.
Succeeds in most reasonably good soils in an open sunny position. Tolerates light shade, though it fruits better in a sunny position. At one time the fruits of this species were collected and sold in local markets in S.W. England.