Sorbus 'Chinese Lace'
  • Sorbus 'Chinese Lace'

Sorbus 'Chinese Lace'

£28.00

(Cut-leaf Rowan) A small tree, Sorbus 'Chinese Lace' has handsome deeply cut, dark green, pinnate (feather-like) leaves which turn glorious shades of red, orange or yellow before falling in autumn.

Quantity
Supplied Size: 3L pot (2 - 3 years old, 40 - 60 cm tall)

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A small tree, Sorbus 'Chinese Lace' has handsome deeply cut, dark green, pinnate (feather-like) leaves which turn glorious shades of red, orange or yellow before falling in autumn. Clusters of white flowers in spring are followed by colourful orange/red berries late in the year.

With foliage interest all through the year, Sorbus 'Chinese Lace' is an excellent small tree for gardens with limited space.


  • 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 'Chinese Lace' grows to be a very small, branching, rounded tree.
    • Height: up to 5 - 6 m (16 - 20 ft)
    • Spread: 4 m (13 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. 
2017-01-01

Data sheet

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

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