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Rowan Tree 'Sorbus Aucuparia' (10L Pot)

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Potted Rowan Tree - Description

  • Potted Rowan Tree
  • Native Mountain Ash Tree Plant
  • Latin Name: Sorbus Aucuparia
  • Mature Size: Small to Medium Sized Garden Tree
  • Current Form: Single Stemmed Whip
  • Plant Size
    • Height: 6ft
    • Girth: 3cm
  • Potted Tree: 10 Litre Pot

Potted Rowan Tree - Characteristics

  • Narrow, upright tree
  • Light canopy with narrow, pinnate leaves
  • Mature size: 12m tall & 5m wide (If allowed to grow to full maturity)
  • Branches tend to grow out & upwards keeping the tree neat & compact
  • Deciduous tree, they loose their leaves in Winter
  • Foliage - Pinnate leaves with serrated margins, green in Summer turning yellow in Autumn
  • White flowers in Spring followed by red berries in Autumn
  • Moderate growth rate
  • Very hardy tree

Potted Rowan Tree - Uses

  • Popular native tree suited to all sized gardens
  • Narrow & upright habits makes rowan trees suitable for drives & avenues
  • Grow for Spring, Summer & Autumn interest
  • Berries are great for birds
  • Moderate growth rates gives added height & privacy in gardens
  • Excellent, reliable garden tree

Potted Rowan Tree - Planting Instructions

Planting Time

  • Can be planted any time of year
  • Best to avoid frosty conditions, where the ground is frozen

Positioning Trees

  • the rowan tree likes full sun, part shade & shade
  • Ideal soil would be fertile & rich in humus
  • Prefers a well drained soil
  • Happy in acidic or neutral to alkaline soils
  • Also likes peaty soils
  • Spacing distance varies on use
  • If planting in lawns, then space 3 to 5m apart
  • When planting, hold plants at ground level & back fill the top soil
  • Ensure each plant is straight & soil is compacted in around it's root ball
  • Level off the soil around the plants
  • Support with bamboo cane for first 2 years
  • Replace cane with larger stake when required

After Care

  • Water bare roots plants regularly until plants establish
  • Water before & after planting
  • If dry weather persists, water every 2 days
  • Weeding is also essential - especially bind weed which can quickly smoother a young tree
  • Keep grass growth away from the base of trees to ensure a faster growth rate
  • Avoid strimming around the base of trees

Sorbus Aucuparia - Quick Facts

  • Sorbus is considered the tree of the druids
  • The foliage has been used as a cattle & livestock feed in the past
  • The timber from Sorbus is quite valuable & suitable in furniture making
  • These are very versatile trees suited to urban sites, shallow soils, coastal areas & industrial sites
  • Sorbus is found throughout Ireland & is important in the balance of our ecosystem
  • Sorbus has 28 dependent insect species which rely on the tree to live & feed

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  • Standard Courier Delivery With Fastway (2-4 Working Days)
    • Cost is €4.95 on Orders Below €75
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    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
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    • Cost is €2.50 extra for express delivery
    • This service guarantees that any order placed before 4pm will ship from our depot the same day on the next day delivery service *
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  • Great Britain
    • Cost is €10
    • UK shipping fee covers parcels up to a total weight of 20Kg
  • Western Europe
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  • Also, we cannot guarantee delivery on a specific day (Please allow 1-3 days for delivery)
  • It's always best to order well in advance to avoid disappointment
  • Cancellation of pallets when items are already in transit will incur a 40 euro per pallet cancellation fee (To cover return delivery costs)
  • Where pallet delivery can not be made due to site access, a 40 euro per pallet cancellation fee will apply (To cover return delivery costs)

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  • We will contact you to discuss, if max weight of order exceeded


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  • ** Seed postal option applies to seed ONLY orders & is available in all 32 counties of Ireland
  • *** Does not apply to seed potatoes, bulbs or sets