20 years to reach maturity
This small shrub will grow about 1.5m. The leaves produce elliptical leaflets which become bronze and purplish in the autumn. The flowers are white with white or ruby fruit which will follow.
Common problems with Rowan
How to propagate Rowan
You can propagate by softwood cuttings or budding in summer, by stratified seed in autumn.
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.