reset

Tree comparisons



Rowan
Sorbus vilmorinii

The main feature of this Rowan trees is the pink fruitlets, which turn white as autumn progresses. It is one of the smaller Sorbus species, but also one of the more spreading.
remove

Growing


Rowan
Sorbus vilmorinii
Attractive featuresAttractive fruit
Autumn foliage colour
Height 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
Growth habitSpreading
Growth rateAverage
VigourSlightly small
Site conditionsSheltered site
Free-draining site
Useful forOpen spaces
Hardiness rating (RHS)H6 (to -20C)
PruningDo not prune
Disease resistanceGood
Gardening skillBeginner
top

Identification


Rowan
Sorbus vilmorinii
Country of originChina
Flowering monthMay
Flower colourWhite
Leaf colourGreen
Leaf colour - youngGreen
Leaf colour - autumnBronze / Purple
Fruit colourPink
White
Annual cycleDeciduous
AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
top

Using


Rowan
Sorbus vilmorinii
Fruit persistencePersistent
WildlifeAttractive to birds
top