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Ravensbill

Ravensbill gets its name from its distinctive raven-coloured winter buds.

It grows with an upright habit, and its highly-feathered leaves are an attractive autumn feature when they turn from green to orange and gold.

The small fruitlets are a tomato orange colour.

Sorbus

Ravensbill rowan trees for sale

  • 11-year bare-root tree £23.95
    Very large size (4m-7m after 10 years)
    Out of stock
  • 22-year pot-grown tree £44.95
    In a 7L pot
    Very large size (4m-7m after 10 years)
    Out of stock
  • 32-year pot-grown tree £49.95
    In a 12L pot
    Very large size (4m-7m after 10 years)
    Out of stock

Ravensbill characteristics

  • Growing

    • Gardening skill:Beginner
    • Attractive features:Attractive fruitAutumn foliage colour
    • Growth habit:Upright
    • Height after 10 years:3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Flower colour:White
    • Flowering month:May
    • Leaf colour - autumn:Orange / Gold
    • Leaf colour - summer:Green
    • Fruit colour:Orange / Red
    • Pruning:Light prune
    • Site conditions:Coastal siteOccasional flooding
  • Identification

    • Country of origin:South Korea
    • Annual cycle:Deciduous
  • Using

    • Wildlife:Attractive to birds
    • Fruit persistence:Persistent

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. We may also have 1-year bare-root trees of this variety - they are not shown here.

Sorbus Ravensbill

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.