Rowan, Rowanberry, Roan, Mountain ash, European mountain ash, Quickbeam, Rantry, Ranty, Sorbus rehderiana
- aucuparia– S. aucuparia is a medium sized tree with an upright habit. It has fine, compound leaves that are blue-green, turning to yellow in autumn. In autumn it bears fruit that turns bright red with age.
Fruits, if swollen, may cause stomach upsets
White in Spring
Dark-green in Summer; Yellow in Autumn
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Aphids , Blister mite , Sawflies
Canker , Fireblight , Silver leaf
Grafting, Seed, Softwood cuttings
WHERE TO GROW
Sorbus aucuparia (Rowan) will reach a height of 15m and a spread of 8m after 20-50 years.
City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Specimen tree, Wildlife
Grow in humus-rich, lime-free, moderately fertile soil. Is pollution-tolerant.
Partial Shade, Full Sun
North, South, East, West