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Sorbus 'Autumn Spire' (Rowan 'Autumn Spire' )

Skill rating
skill rating
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Max height
Ultimate spread
Max spread
Time to maturity
10-20 years
To maturity
Toxic - Fruits, if swollen, may cause stomach upsets

Botanical name: Sorbus 'Autumn Spire'

Other names: Rowan 'Autumn Spire' , Mountain ash 'Autumn Spire' , Sorbus 'Flanrock'

Genus: Sorbus

Variety or Cultivar: 'Autumn Spire' _ 'Autumn Spire' is a small, deciduous tree, upright when young, columnar in maturity, with pinnate, bright green leaves turning purple, red and yellow in autumn, and clusters of white flowers in summer followed by orange-yellow berries in late summer or early autumn.

Sorbus 'Autumn Spire' is: Deciduous

Flower: White in Summer

Foliage: Bright-green in Spring; Bright-green in Summer; Yellow, Red, Purple in Autumn

Habit: Narrowly columnar, Upright

Toxicity: Fruits, if swollen, may cause stomach upsets

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Blister mite , Sawflies

Specific diseases: Canker , Fireblight , Silver leaf

General care

Propagation methods: Grafting, Seed, Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to

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Sorbus 'Autumn Spire' (Rowan 'Autumn Spire' ) will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 1m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Specimen tree, Wildlife

Cultivation: Grow in humus-rich, lime-free, moderately fertile soil. Is pollution-tolerant.

Soil type: Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)

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