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Rowan tree

Sorbus japonica

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

20m

Max

10m

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Rowan tree Overview

This species of tree will grow to 20m with downy twigs. The dark green leaves are 7-10cm and ovate to elliptic with a grey felted underside. The flowers are densely woolly, and the fruits are deep red and pitted.

Common problems with Rowan tree

How to propagate Rowan tree

Budding

Propagate by softwood cuttings or budding in summer.

Cuttings

Other uses of Rowan tree

Grown for their foliage, small, 5 petalled flowers, attractive fruits and in some species, autumn colour. Suitable for coastal conditions.