A picture of a Rowan

Rowan

Sorbus reducta

Also known as

Chinese Dwarf Mountain Ash

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

1.5m

1m

Min

1m

20 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Rowan Overview

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

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.