A Cotswold Year - Charting the seasons in the South Cotswolds


Tuesday, 5 October 2010

Whitebeam


The Whitebeam berries are ripe now and can be used for jam or jelly.
The tree thrives on the thin limestone soils of the top of the Cotswolds. Leaves are white on the underside and old weather lore says that rain is on the way when the underside shows.
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