Sorbus aucuparia ‘Aspleniifolia’

  • Other common names rowan ‘Aspleniifolia’
  • Family Rosaceae
  • Genus Sorbus can be deciduous trees or shrubs with simple or pinnate leaves and clusters of small white or pink flowers, followed by white, yellow, pink, red or brown berries; some have fine autumn colour
  • Details ‘Aspleniifolia’ is a medium-sized tree with pinnate leaves each leaflet pinnately divided; white flowers are followed by scarlet berries in early autumn


How to grow

Cultivation Grow in moderately fertile, humus-rich soil. Tolerant of atmospheric pollution; ideal specimen tree in small garden

Propagation Propagate by softwood cuttings in early summer, chip budding in summer or grafting in winter

Suggested planting locations and garden types Wildlife Gardens

How to care

Pruning Pruning group 1

Pests May be attacked by aphids, blister mites and sawflies

Diseases May be affected by apple canker, honey fungus and fireblight