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Sorbus aucuparia
Mountain Ash; Rowan 

Sorbus aucuparia
Common name

Mountain Ash; Rowan

Group

Trees

Family

Rosaceae

Description

Mountain Ash; Rowan. A rounded tree with greyish downy winter buds that open to dark green leaves; turning red or yellow in autumn. Clusters of white flowers in late spring are followed by orange-red berries. Max Height 15m. Max Spread 7m. Flowers April to May. Fruits June. Full sun/partial shade. Hardy. Back-fill with soil mixed with peat substitute and a suitable fertiliser.

Characteristics

Growth habit
Rounded to broadly spreading
Fragrance
No
Hardiness
Hardy
Toxicity
CAUTION toxic if eaten

Size

Growth speed
Fast
Ultimate height
15m
Ultimate spread
7m

Colour

Flowers
White in April; May
Foliage
Green - Deciduous
Fruit
Orange; Red in June
 

Growing your plants

Aspect
Full sun/partial shade Shelter from cold winds
Soil
Fertile
Moisture
Moist; Well drained
Propagation
Grafting; Budding
Usage
Specimen
Planting
Back-fill with soil mixed with peat substitute and a suitable fertiliser

Caring for your plants

Pruning
Winter; Only prune if required to keep shape
Maintenance
Stake and tie; Feed; Mulch
Care
Keep moist in first year
Pests & diseases
Honey fungus; Sawfly; Silver leaf; Fireblight

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Trolley
Regular 3 litre 80-100 cm --- £2.85 £ 58
Regular 25 litre 12-14 HS --- £74.00 £ 2
Regular 60 litre 12-14 HS --- £82.50 £ 1
Regular 60 litre 14-16 EHS --- £98.00 £ 3