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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.

Ravensbill rowan trees for sale

  • 11-year bare-root tree £23.95
    Very large size (4m-7m after 10 years)
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  • 22-year pot-grown tree £44.95
    In a 7L pot
    Very large size (4m-7m after 10 years)
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Next deliveries

Deliveries from 30th November for pot grown or December onwards for bare-rooted (where items shown in stock).


Ravensbill characteristics

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