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  • 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

SORBUS 'Joseph Rock'

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
H/Std £65.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
plant size comparison icon 10 to 15 Litre

 

  • 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
  • Leaf form
    Pinnate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf margin
    Serrate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Oblong
    (see photos above)
  • 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
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Planting to avoid allergic reactions and asthma
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 1) Collecting Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 2) Storing Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 3) Planting Seeds
Sorbus - Growing Guide
Trees - Care Guide
10m (33ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  7m (22ft)
 

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