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Sorbus hupehensis rowan

  • Fruit colour: Pink
A classic rowan tree with pink berries and good autumn leaf colours.

Sorbus hupehensis 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)
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.

Sorbus hupenhensis is a classic rowan tree, with an attractive upright form and good autumn colours.

Unlike the native rowans, the berries on Sorbus hupenhensis are borne on red shoots.  They start out a vivid pink and gradually turn white as autumn progresses.

The leaves are initially green with a hint of blue, turning orange and red in the autumn.

How to grow

Sorbus hupenhensis is easy to grow, and will tolerate most situations, including windy and exposed locations and climates with short summers.

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

History

The species Sorbus hupehensis is commonly known as the Hupeh Mountain Ash - Hupeh being a province in central China.

It was one of the first rowan species from China to be introduced to the west in the early 20th century, with well-known collectors such as Wilson and Forrest both sending seeds back from expeditions to the mountains of central China.

Sorbus hupehensis characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climatesMild damp climates

Problems

  • Disease resistanceGood

Identification

  • Flowering monthMayJune
  • Blossom colourWhite
  • Fruit colourPink