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Rose Queen

Sorbus Rose Queen

Rose Queen is a small upright-growing rowan tree. Its main feature is the abundant clusters of dark-pink / red berries. These contrast attractively with the dark green pinnate serrated leaves in the late summer and early autumn, and continue to hang on the tree long after the leaves have fallen.

Rose Queen also has good red and orange autumnal leaf colours.

Sorbus

Rose Queen rowan trees for sale

  • 2-year pot-grown tree £47.95
    In a 12L pot
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
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Deliveries from week commencing 30th March (where items shown in stock).


History

Rose Queen is a hybrid seedling of Sorbus commixta 'Embley' and Sorbus monbeigii, with the latter being perhaps the dominant influence (particularly in the berry colour).  It was raised in the 1960s at the Hillier Nursery in the UK. 

Rose Queen characteristics

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Attractive featuresAttractive fruit
  • Growth habitUpright-spreading
  • Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • Flower colourWhite
  • Flowering monthMayJune
  • Leaf colour - autumnGreen
  • Leaf colour - summerGreen
  • Fruit colourCrimson
  • PruningNo need to prune
  • Growth rateAverage
  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Annual cycleDeciduous
  • WildlifeAttractive to birds
  • Fruit persistencePersistent

How to choose a Rowan or Whitebeam tree

We list more than 50 Sorbus (rowan and whitebeam) trees. Choosing can be difficult! Our article explaining the different berry and leaf colours might help narrow down the selection.