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SORBUS folgneri 'Emiel'

Commonly known as Rowan

This has proved to be a superb tree for its orange berries and autumn colour at Caerhays. Narrow light green leaves which are white underneath
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Simple, narrowly ovate leaves to 10cm (4in) long, white beneath
  • White
  • Height
    8m (26ft)
  • Spread
    6m (20ft)
  • Tree
    Arching tree with slightly pendent branches. Produces flowers in corymbs 10cm (4in) across followed by drooping clusters of ovoid berries 6mm (¼in) across
  • 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

SORBUS folgneri 'Emiel'

Whip £30.00 each 
Delivery Information Normally 3 - 5 days
Courier Only due to the size of this plant.
plant size comparison icon 3 - 5 Litre
H/Std £65.00 each 


  • Additional Features
    These plants have berries.
    Good to know
    attractive leaves. Introduced by Ernest Wilson for Veitch around 1901. Wildlife plant - flies, bees, beetles attracted to the flowers, birds to the berries
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, sawfly larva, canker, honey fungus, fireblight
    Place of origin
    Central and southwestern China
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    (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
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Tolerates all
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly spreading
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Bird friendly
8m (26ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  6m (20ft)

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