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Rowan

Sorbus 'Joseph Rock'

Also known as

Mountain Ash 'Joseph Rock', Rowan tree

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

12m

Max

8m

8m

Min

4m

50 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Rowan Overview

This is a vigorous upright tree it will grow to about 9m high. The leaves are made up of 15 to 21 sharply toothed leaflets which develop into rich red, orange and purple tones in the autumn. It will produce large clusters of bright yellow berries.

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

Ornamental fruit