Copper Kettle features clusters of coppery-amber fruits, which turn a golden yellow as autumn progresses.
Even by rowan standards, the fruits are very persistent, often hanging on into mid-winter.
The leave are pale green over the summer, gradually taking on bronze tints in late summer, and finishing the autumn with bright red and orange shades which are just as vivid as many maples.
Copper Kettle grows with an upright habit and is a bit smaller and more compact than most rowans, so a good choice for the smaller garden.
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Like most rowans, Copper Kettle is hardy and reliable, and will grow in a wide range of soils and situations. It grows with a pleasing habit, more spreading than many rowans.
Whilst rowans usually grow true from seed, variations with different characteristics are very common. Copper Kettle is thought to be a seedling of Joseph Rock.
Illustrative example of a pot-grown tree of this variety as supplied.
Approximate girth: 6/8cm.
Trees should reach their mature height after about 10 or more years.
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.