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Sorbus hupehensis
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Sorbus hupehensis

Mountain Ash and Whitebeam

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

General attributes

Award-winning Award-winning
Text Blue Green Foliage
Text Spreading

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
Tolerates exposed site Tolerates exposed site
Tolerates coastal site Tolerates coastal site
Replacement prune Replacement prune