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Wisley Gold

Sorbus
Sorbus Wisley Gold
Wisley Gold has received the RHS Award of Garden Merit

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

Wisley Gold rowan trees for sale

  • 11-year bare-root tree £34.50
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
  • 22-year pot-grown tree £49.95
    In a 7L pot
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
Next deliveries

You can pre-order now for delivery from late September 2021 for pot grown trees (or early December for bare-root). You do not need to pay at this stage - just add items to the basket and checkout as usual.


History

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

Wisley Gold characteristics

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • AwardsRHS AGM (current) 2012
  • Attractive featuresAttractive fruitAutumn foliage colour
  • Growth habitSpreading / Flat-topped
  • Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • PruningPrune hard
  • Site conditionsOccasional flooding
  • WildlifeAttractive to birds
  • Flower colourWhite
  • Flowering monthMay
  • Leaf colourGreen
  • Leaf colour - autumnMultiple tints
  • Fruit colourYellowYellow / Orange
  • Fruit persistencePersistent
  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • 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 Joseph Rock

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.