Sorbus aucuparia

The pretty white flowers in late spring are followed by attractive orange red berries. Simple dark green foliage turns a wonderful red - yellow in autumn before falling. This variety has a rounded growth habit. It will attract bees and birds in late spring, and offer shelter to birds and other wildlife once mature.

Month Available: October

Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous

Flower Colour: White

Suitable For Wildlife: Birds

Soil Type: Moist, well-drained

Sun/Shade: Full sun

Season of Interest: Spring, Autumn

Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers, Berries

Plant Type: Ornamental Tree

Hardy: Fully

Main Attribute: Autumn Colour.

Height / Spread: 15m x 7m (50ft x 23ft)

Always plant your tree with a stake. The stake must be knocked into the ground on the windward side of the tree and secured to the tree.

Where to Plant: Borders

Pests and Diseases: Aphids

Plant Care: Prune lightly to restrict growth /remove unwanted branches, heavy prune in late autumn.

Care and Time: Medium - autumn

Warning: Toxic if eaten.

Benefits: Trees make you feel good and attract wildlife and birds to the garden . One mature tree produces enough oxygen for forty people . Trees sponge up carbon dioxide and air pollutants. Twenty trees offset the pollution of one car driven sixty miles. Trees provide privacy and reduce noise. A well chosen and postitioned tree can increase the value of your property

History: Sorbus are commonly known as Mountain Ash or Rowan trees, and there are a wide range of species and varieties within this genus.

EU Rights: N/A

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