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SORBUS 'Joseph Rock'

Commonly known as Rowan

H/Std £55.00 each

Delivery Information Normally 3 - 5 days
Courier Only due to the size of this plant.
plant size comparison icon 10 to 15 Litre


  • Deciduous - pinnate leaves to 15cm (6in) long, composed of up to 21 narrowly oblong, sharply-toothed, bright-green leaflets. Autumn colour of orange, red and purple.
  • White
  • Height - 10m (33ft)
  • Spread - 7m (22ft)
  • Tree - broadly upright tree. Produces flowers in flat-topped clusters 10cm (4in) across. Yellow berries turn orange-yellow with age.
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade - light, dappled shade
  • Additional Features - Berries - These plants have berries.
  • Good to know - prone to fireblight. Wildlife plant - flowers attract flies, bees and beetles.
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, sawfly larva, canker, honey fungus, fireblight.
  • Place of origin - from a seed collected in northwestern Yunnan, China, in 1932 by plant collecter Joseph Rock.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - moderately fertile. Humus-rich
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly columnar -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Bird friendly
10m (33ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  7m (22ft)

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