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Glendoick SpireTM

Sorbus aucuparia
Glendoick Spire is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators

Glendoick Spire is a very upright rowan, with highly feathered leaves. The main distinctive feature is the fruitlets, which are a bright crimson pink colour, quite different from the usual rowan red.

Glendoick Spire rowan trees for sale

  • 2-year pot-grown tree £71.95
    In a 12L pot
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
You can now pre-order for next season.

Glendoick Spire characteristics

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Attractive featuresAttractive fruitAttractive foliageAutumn foliage colour
  • Growth habitColumnar / Fastigiate
  • Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • PruningLight prune
  • Site conditionsCoastal siteOccasional flooding
  • WildlifeAttractive to birdsRHS Plants for Pollinators
  • Flower colourWhite
  • Flowering monthMayJune
  • Leaf colourGreen
  • Leaf colour - autumnMultiple tints
  • Fruit colourPink
  • Fruit persistencePersistent
  • Annual cycleDeciduous

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What will it look like?

Illustrative example of a pot-grown tree of this variety as supplied. Approximate girth: 6/8cm. We try to keep all pot-grown trees down to about 1.5m as supplied, but some may be larger. Trees should reach their mature height after about 10 or more years.

Sorbus Glendoick Spire

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.