Sorbus aucuparia - Rowan
Sorbus aucuparia - Rowan is commonly referred to as Mountain Ash due to its ability to grow in high altitude locations. A showy native deciduous tree which offers interesting flowers, foliage and fruit.
Rowan has green pinnate leaflets that are long, oval and toothed. Expect a colourful performance in the Autumn with fiery hues of red, orange and yellow.
Clusters of creamy white flowers in summer which once pollinated form bundles of red berries. Both flowers and berries are an indulgent treat for wildlife; the flowers provide pollen and nectar for bees and the berries are good autumn sustenance for birds.