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Japanese Rowan

Sorbus commixta

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°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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Japanese Rowan Overview

This is an upright tree which will grow about 4.5m to 8m or more. It is grown for its pinnate dark green leaves, with a shiny above and grey-green beneath, and they turn brilliant shades of orange and red in the autumn. Clusters of scarlet berries are borne in the early spring and early summer.

Common problems with Japanese Rowan

How to propagate Japanese Rowan

Budding

You can propagate by softwood cuttings or budding in summer.

Cuttings

Other uses of Japanese Rowan

Ornamental fruit