Height : 2 m to 21 m included Origin : Mediterranean Environment : in mixed broadleaf forests; on deep, welldrained stony or clay soils; up to 1000 m altitude Climate : temperate, warm
Notes : The Service Tree is the most common Sorbus species in Southern Europe. It is found in mixed termophile broadleaf forests, together with oaks, hornbeams, or other Sorbus species, and with an understorey of Wayfaring tree, Hazel and Dogwood. The Service Tree grows slowly but it’s long-lived. The fruits are very decorative and also edible, and used in some tasty recipes.