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Sorbus aucuparia

“Mountain Ash” / “Rowan”

Sorbus Aucuparia

Common Name

“Mountain Ash” / “Rowan”


Small. Native tree, fast-growing at first. Pinnate leaves, dull medium green, autumn colours strong yellow-orange or brick-red in October. Fruits bright red, carried in large, dense bunches during autumn but soon devoured by birds. Tends to be variable in habit, ideal for informal/ naturalised planting. For more formal situations, specify: Sorbus aucuparia ‘Streetwise’, Sorbus aucuparia ‘Cardinal Royal’, or Sorbus aucuparia ‘Sheerwater Seedling’.