Sorbus commixta 'Ravensbill'
  • Sorbus commixta 'Ravensbill'
  • Sorbus commixta 'Ravensbill'

Sorbus commixta 'Ravensbill'

£28.00

(Ravensbill Rowan) An unusual tree, Sorbus commixta 'Ravensbill' has eye-catching long curved, blue-black winter buds that give this plant its distinctive name.

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An unusual tree, Sorbus commixta 'Ravensbill' has eye-catching long curved, blue-black winter buds that give this plant its distinctive name. The leaves are dark green, turning shades of orange, red or yellow before falling in autumn.

Ornamental clusters of vivid orange berries appear on the branches in autumn. Ideal for small gardens.


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soils.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: May.
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Sorbus commixta 'Ravensbill' grows to be a small, branching, rounded tree.
    • Height: 6 m (20 ft)
    • Spread: 6 m (20 ft)
  • Important Please Read - Sorbus (Rowan / Mountain Ash) species and cultivars are not and cannot be affected by the Ash disease, Chalara fraxinea.  Despite the potentially confusing name, mountain ashes are actually in the rose family, Rosacaea, and are closely related to apples and pears etc. Fraxinus excelsior (Common ash), are in the olive family, Oleaceae and the wind born disease recently found in the UK is completely specific to this genus.

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Eventual Size
Tree - Small (under 20 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Special: Windy & Exposed
Special Features
Autumn Colour, Fruit - Ornamental

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