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Tree comparisons


Rowan
Sorbus scalaris

One of the more spreading smaller Rowan species, with orange/red autumn leaf colours, and clusters of small orange fruilets.
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Growing


Rowan
Sorbus scalaris
Gardening skillBeginner
Attractive featuresAutumn foliage colour
Scented flowers
Growth habitSpreading / Flat-topped
Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
PruningDo not prune
Site conditionsSheltered site
Free-draining site
WildlifeAttractive to birds
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Identification


Rowan
Sorbus scalaris
Flower colourWhite
Flowering monthMay
Leaf colourGreen
Leaf colour - autumnOrange / Red
Fruit colourOrange / Red
Fruit persistencePersistent
Country of originChina
Annual cycleDeciduous
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