Sorbus ‘Copper Kettle’ Sorbus

Sorbus

Description: A compact, small, healthy tree with heavy clusters of dynamic copper coloured fruit that often persist well into winter. The leaves are deep green, reliably turning to vivid shades of red and orange in autumn. Good for attracting pollinators and wild birds.

History: Likely a seedling of 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: Standard
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Fruit for wildlife
  • S Size: Small
  • Replacement prune
  • Autumn colour
  • Wet tolerant

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