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Ravensbill

Sorbus

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.

Ravensbill rowan trees for sale

  • 11-year bare-root tree £37.00
    Very large size (4m-7m after 10 years)
  • 22-year pot-grown tree £57.00
    In a 7L pot
    Very large size (4m-7m after 10 years)
  • 32-year pot-grown tree £63.00
    In a 12L pot
    Very large size (4m-7m after 10 years)
Pre-order now for delivery from September onwards for pot grown trees or December for bare-root trees and mixed orders.

Ravensbill characteristics

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Attractive featuresAttractive fruitAutumn foliage colour
  • Growth habitUpright
  • Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • PruningLight prune
  • Site conditionsCoastal siteOccasional flooding
  • WildlifeAttractive to birds
  • Flower colourWhite
  • Flowering monthMay
  • Leaf colourGreen
  • Leaf colour - autumnOrange / Gold
  • Fruit colourOrange / Red
  • Fruit persistencePersistent
  • Country of originSouth Korea
  • Annual cycleDeciduous

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.