Sorbus ‘Sunshine’ Rowan & Whitebeam

Description: A small, erect tree with dark, glossy green leaves turning red and orange in autumn. Clusters of white flowers appear in late May, followed by dense fruitlets which turn from white to golden yellow as autumn progresses.

History: Raised by Hillier Nurseries in 1968 from a seedling of ‘Joseph Rock’.

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

  • Deciduous
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Flowering month: May
  • S Size: Small
  • Tree shape: Standard
  • Fruit for wildlife
  • Autumn colour

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