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Rowan (Sorbus Aucuparia or Cashmiriana)

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Rowan (Sorbus Aucuparia or Cashmiriana) - Bonsai Tree Type (Outdoors) Bonsai Care

Also commonly termed "Mountain Ash" - or "Quickbeam in USA. The "Aucuparia" is the most common variety but others , such as "Cashmiriana" also are less frequently cultivated.

Pale smoothish trunk supports spreading branches from which sprout 6 or 7 pairs of oval, serrated leaflets on the aucuparia and up to 9 pairs on the cashmiriana. The aucuparia bears cream/white flowers in spring/early summer and orange/red berries in late summer/early autumn. The cashmiriana has pink flowers.

STYLE : Most styles except formal upright and broom.

WARNING : Protect from extreme temperatures.

Care Info

REPOT : Every 1-2 years before bud-break.

SOIL : Free draining soil : 40:60 grit:organic.

PRUNE : Branch prune in winter.

PINCH : Trim back shoots to 1 or 2 leaves during summer to create/maintain shape.

WATER : Water well in growing season, sparingly in winter.

FEED : Two weekly balanced feed during growing season.

WARNING : Protect from extreme temperatures.


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