Sorbus hupenhensis is a classic rowan tree, with an attractive upright form and good autumn colours.
Unlike the native rowans, the berries on Sorbus hupenhensis are borne on red shoots. They start out a vivid pink and gradually turn white as autumn progresses.
The leaves are initially green with a hint of blue, turning orange and red in the autumn.
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Sorbus hupenhensis is easy to grow, and will tolerate most situations, including windy and exposed locations and climates with short summers.
The species Sorbus hupehensis is commonly known as the Hupeh Mountain Ash - Hupeh being a province in central China.
It was one of the first rowan species from China to be introduced to the west in the early 20th century, with well-known collectors such as Wilson and Forrest both sending seeds back from expeditions to the mountains of central China.
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.