Sorbus AUTUMN SPIRE ® (‘Flanrock’) Sorbus

Sorbus

Sorbus 'Flanrock'

Description: A small, deciduous tree, upright when young, columnar in maturity, with pinnate, bright green leaves turning purple, red and yellow in autumn. A profusion of yellow berries with reddish centres contrasts well with the excellent autumn leaves.

History: A seedling from Sorbus Joseph Rock. Received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

Sorbus Growing Tips: Grow in moderately fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil in full sun or light shade. Hardy and tolerant of urban pollution and coastal conditions.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 4m x 2m

Attributes

  • Tree shape: Upright
  • Wet tolerant
  • Fruit for wildlife
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Autumn colour
  • Replacement prune
  • S Size: Small

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