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Sorbus Autumn Spire® (Flanrock)
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Sorbus AUTUMN SPIRE ® ('Flanrock')

Mountain Ash and Whitebeam

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 1m

General attributes

Award-winning Award-winning
Text Green Foliage
Text Conical

Ornamental attributes

Small tree size after 10 years Small tree size after 10 years
Autumn colour Autumn colour
Fruit for wildlife Fruit for wildlife
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Wet tolerant Wet tolerant
Tolerates coastal site Tolerates coastal site
Replacement prune Replacement prune