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Tree comparisons


Rowan
Common Rowan

The Rowan or Mountain Ash, native to most parts of the UK. The leaves turn golden red in autumn, accompanied by clusters of red berries. One of the largest species of Sorbus.
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Growing


Rowan
Common Rowan
Gardening skillBeginner
Attractive featuresAttractive flowers
Attractive fruit
Attractive tree / plant
Autumn foliage colour
Growth habitUpright
Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
Growth rateAverage
Site conditionsWindy site
Occasional flooding
Coastal site
WildlifeAttractive to birds
RHS Plants for Pollinators
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Identification


Rowan
Common Rowan
Flower colourWhite
Flowering monthMay
June
Leaf colourGreen
Leaf colour - autumnOrange / Red
Leaf/Flower sequenceLeaves appear first
Fruit colourRed
Fruit persistencePersistent
Annual cycleDeciduous
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