Sorbus – The Rowan Tree
Although widely known as the Rowan Tree, Sorbus aucuparia is also sometimes referred to as ‘Mountain Ash’ although not related to the Australian one. A useful small deciduous tree that will reach around 7 – 8m in height depending on soil and conditions. Dark green pinnate foliage and masses of white flowers in spring, followed red berries and then by good autumn colour.
These are a fairly upright tree that will form a rounded crown over time.
Best in cooler climates, and they will require some additional water during long dry periods.
- Sorbus hupehensis – Good red berries and a tree that will reach around 6m in height.
A good tree when given some protection from hot winds. Useful as a street tree where taller building provide shade in the afternoon. Also useful as a specimen tree.
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