Sorbus ‘Rose Queen’ Sorbus

Sorbus

S. com Embley x S. monbeigii

Description: An attractive small, upright-growing tree with dark green, pinnate serrated leaves, which turn orange and purple in autumn. Large clusters of bright rose-red berries follow the white spring flowers.

History: Raised at Hilliers Nurseries, UK in 1963.

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): 3m x 2m

Attributes

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

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