Available Winter 2019
(Rowan) Very rare and new to us, Sorbus 'Nevezhinskaja' is a Russian selection of Rowan with a fairly upright, columnar habit and masses of edible, bright orange berries once established in autumn.
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Very rare and new to us, Sorbus 'Nevezhinskaja' is a Russian selection of Rowan with a fairly upright, columnar habit and masses of edible, bright orange berries once established in autumn. The leaves are bright green in summer, with yellow, orange and red autumn colours before falling.
Sorbus 'Nevezhinskaja' is very hardy and will usually have its best display of berries in a sunny position. Avoid planting in very wet ground or areas prone to water logging as it seems to prefer well drained soil.
- 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 'Nevezhinskaja' grows to be a small, columnar tree.
- Height: up to 4 - 5 m (13 - 16 ft)
- Spread: 1.5 - 2 m (5 - 6 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: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Acid
- Special Features
- Fruit - Edible, Fruit - Ornamental, Good for Wildlife (Birds)
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