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Tree comparisons



Rowan
Amber Light

Japanese flowering cherry
Amanogawa

Flowering cherry tree
Accolade

A typical Mountain Ash or Rowan, with particularly persistent red berries.A popular columnar flowering cherry, also known as the Flagpole Cherry.An impressive spreading ornamental cherry tree, with light pink double-flowers.
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Growing


Rowan
Amber Light
Japanese flowering cherry
Amanogawa
Flowering cherry tree
Accolade
Gardening skillBeginner
Beginner
Beginner
AwardsRHS AGM (current)
RHS AM
RHS AGM (current)
RHS AM
Attractive featuresAttractive flowers
Scented flowers
Attractive flowers
Attractive tree / plant
Growth habitUpright-spreading / Vase
Columnar / Fastigiate
Spreading / Flat-topped
Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
PruningLight prune
No need to prune
Growth rateAverage
Average
Site conditionsWindy site
Occasional flooding
Coastal site
WildlifeAttractive to birds
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Identification


Rowan
Amber Light
Japanese flowering cherry
Amanogawa
Flowering cherry tree
Accolade
Flower colourWhite
Pink - light
Pink - light
Flower formSemi-double flower (10-20 petals)
Semi-double flower (10-20 petals)
Flowering monthMay
May
April
Leaf colourBluish-green
Green
Green
Leaf colour - autumnBronze / Purple
Orange / Red
Orange / Red
Fruit colourOrange
Fruit persistencePersistent
Country of originJapan
United Kingdom
Annual cycleDeciduous
Deciduous
Deciduous
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