Sorbus commixta, click to enlarge
Very frequently grown as the cultivar sorbus commixta 'Embley', this Rowan has
spectacular autumn leaves which turn a bright red.
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Chinese Scarlet Rowan (sorbus
Sometimes also known as sorbus discolor, this species of sorbus
grows to an eventual height of 10m (32ft) and spread of 8m (25ft). The scarlet leaves in
autumn is its main distinguishing feature. It also has flowers in spring and red berries in
early autumn. It grows well in clay soils and makes an excellent narrow tree for medium and
The bark of sorbus commixta.
The berries of sorbus commixta. The berries are bright red and are produced in
The leaves of sorbus commixta are a deep glossy green during the summer. They
turn a spectacular red in mid autumn / fall.
PICTURE OF FLOWERS COMING SOON
The white clusters of small flowers are produced in the spring, providing significant
interest at that time of year.
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