Sorbus aucuparia 'Asplenifolia'
(Cut-leaf Rowan) An elegant small tree, Sorbus aucuparia 'Asplenifolia' has deeply cut pinnate leaves deep green in summer with handsome orange and red autumn colour.
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An elegant small tree, Sorbus aucuparia 'Asplenifolia' has deeply cut pinnate leaves deep green in summer with handsome orange and red autumn colour. Established plants have clusters of white flowers in Spring followed by eye-catching scarlet-orange berries in autumn.
A tough, reliable and slender tree suitable 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 aucuparia 'Asplenifolia' grows to be a small, slender upright tree.
- Height: up to 5 - 6 m (16 - 20 ft)
- Spread: 2.5 - 3 m (8 - 10 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.
- 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 Features
- Autumn Colour, Leaf Shape - Unusual or Large
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