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Gibbsii

Sorbus Gibbsii rowan leaves and fruits

'Gibbsii' is a hybrid Sorbus with a notably upright columnar form, and leaves which are less pinnate than many other varieties, although with good autumnal colours.

The fruitlets are a bright orange-red, like mini rose-hips.

 

Sorbus hybrida

Gibbsii rowan trees for sale

  • 3-year pot-grown tree £39.95
    In a 7L pot
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
Next deliveries

Deliveries from week commencing 6th April (where items shown in stock).


Gibbsii characteristics

  • AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Attractive featuresAttractive fruitAttractive foliageAutumn foliage colour
  • Growth habitUpright
  • Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • Flower colourWhite
  • Flowering monthMayJune
  • Leaf colour - autumnMultiple tints
  • Leaf colour - summerGreen
  • Fruit colourRed
  • PruningLight prune
  • Growth rateAverage
  • Site conditionsCoastal siteOccasional flooding
  • Annual cycleDeciduous
  • WildlifeAttractive to birds
  • Fruit persistencePersistent

What will it look like?

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.

Sorbus hybrida Fastigiata

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.