Rowan ‘Beissneri’

The rowan, or Sorbus aucuparia, is a small deciduous tree or shrub native to Europe, North Asia, and North America. It has compound leaves, white spring flowers, and clusters of red or orange berries in late summer and early autumn, which are a food source for wildlife.

The Appearance

A medium-sized deciduous tree with a narrow, upright crown and pinnate leaves that turn orange and red in autumn. It produces clusters of white flowers and red berries.


The Produce

These small, round berries form in clusters, creating a visually appealing display against the tree's compound, pinnate leaves.


The Flowers

Produces clusters of white flowers in spring, followed by bright red berries in autumn.


The Leaves

The individual leaflets are serrated along the edges, creating a distinctive appearance.


The Bark

The bark is smooth and gray, becoming more fissured with age.


The Habitat

Prefers well-drained soils and full sun to partial shade. Commonly found in gardens and parks.


The Ecology

Provides habitat and food for various wildlife, including birds and insects. The berries are eaten by birds.


The Culture

Valued for its ornamental flowers, berries, and autumn foliage. Often planted in gardens and parks.


Fun Facts

Rowan ‘Beissneri’ is known for its striking autumn colors and its clusters of bright red berries, which attract birds.

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