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Rowan (Sorbus Aucuparia or Cashmiriana)

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

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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.

Thanks to - John Goldsmith, Ayr for use of the image

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