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Rowan

Sorbus sargentiana

Also known as

Sargent's Rowan

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

12m

Max

10m

8m

Min

8m

50 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Rowan Overview

This is a branched tree which can grow about 9m tall. You will find large sticky crimson buds appear in the winter. The leaves have serrated leaflets which are red in colour in the autumn. The flowerheads are 15cm across and are followed by large, round clusters of small, scarlet 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.