Sorbus hupehensis Sorbus

Sorbus

Sorbus pseudohupehensis

Hupeh Rowan

Description: A medium-sized deciduous tree forming a compact crown, with blue-green, pinnate leaves turning vivid red and orange autumn colours. white berries start out pink before turning white, and are produced in large clusters.

History: Discovered by Ernest Wilson and introduced from its native western China in 1910. 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 3m

Attributes

  • Leaf colour: Blue / Green
  • Leaf colour: Blue Green
  • Tree shape: Spreading
  • Fruit for wildlife
  • Autumn colour
  • Replacement prune
  • S Size: Small

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