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Rowan

Sorbus cashmiriana

Also known as

Kashmir Rowan

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

8m

Max

8m

4m

Min

4m

20 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Rowan Overview

This species produces a spreading tree can reach about 8m tall. The leaves are mid-green and made up of 17 to 19 elliptical leaflets that are grey-green underneath. The flowers are pendent clusters of white to pale pink flowers that will appear in early summer and are followed by 12mm wide globular white fruit.

Common problems with Rowan

How to propagate Rowan

Budding

You can propagate by softwood cuttings or budding in summer, by stratified seed in autumn.

Cuttings

Seed

Grafting

Grafting in winter.

Other uses of Rowan

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