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SORBUS scalaris

Commonly known as Rowan

Striking species with dark green glossy leaves, downy underneath which turn to rich red and purple in autumn. Red fruits
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Leaves to 20cm (8in) long, composed of up to 33 narrowly oblong leaflets.
  • White
  • Height
    10m (33ft)
  • Spread
    10m (33ft)
  • Tree
    Spreading tree. Produces flowers in flattened clusters 15cm (6in) across.
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
    Light, dappled shade

SORBUS scalaris

 
Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock
small £30.00  
Delivery Information Availability yet to be determined
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
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
    Wildlife plant - flowers attract flies, bees and beetles. Berries attract birds
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, sawfly larva, canker, honey fungus, fireblight.
    Place of origin
    China (western Sichuan)
  • 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 spreading
  • 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
  10m (33ft)
 

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