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Wisley Gold

Sorbus Wisley Gold

Wisley Gold is one of the best of the yellow-fruited rowans.

Sorbus

Wisley Gold rowan trees for sale

  • 11-year bare-root tree £23.95
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
    Out of stock
  • 22-year pot-grown tree £47.95
    In a 12L pot
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
    Out of stock

History

Introduced by the RHS and thought to be a seedling of Sorbus Ethel's Gold.

Wisley Gold characteristics

  • Growing

    • Awards:RHS Award of Garden Merit
    • Gardening skill:Beginner
    • Attractive features:Attractive fruitAutumn foliage colour
    • Growth habit:Spreading
    • Height after 10 years:3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Flower colour:White
    • Flowering month:May
    • Leaf colour - autumn:Multiple tints
    • Leaf colour - summer:Green
    • Fruit colour:YellowYellow / Orange
    • Pruning:Prune hard
    • Site conditions:Occasional flooding
  • Identification

    • Country of origin:United Kingdom
    • 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.

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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.