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Croft Coral rowan

Sorbus aucuparia
Croft Coral is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
  • Fruit colour: Orange
Croft Coral is a small rowan tree but the fruits are an orange coral colour rather than the usual red,

Croft Coral rowan for sale

Pot-grown

All pot-grown trees are suitable for planting out in the garden, some are suitable for growing in containers.

  • PG12-year 12L pot-grown tree £71.50
    Large tree (3m-5m after 10 years)

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree£44.50
    Large tree (3m-5m after 10 years)
Pre-ordering

You can pre-order now, deliveries start in September.

Delivery charges

Delivery for a single tree starts at £9.95. It is calculated when you add trees to your basket, based on your postcode.

Croft Coral is named after its coral-orange fruits, which arrive towards the end of summer.

In other respects Croft Coral is a typical small Rowan tree, and a good choice where space is limited.

How to grow

Croft Coral is easy to grow and tolerant of most situations, but does best in moist well-drained soils.

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

History

This variety is thought to have arisen at Burford Gardens, and named after the nearby National Trust estate at Croft Castle.

Croft Coral characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillBeginner

Using

  • Food usesNot suitable for humans

Problems

  • Disease resistanceGood

Identification

  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Flowering monthMayJune
  • Blossom colourWhite
  • Fruit colourOrange