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botanical name:
Sorbus commixta
Sorbus commixta © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Japanese Rowan
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 10.00m
width: 5.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: broad headed
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: red
stem/bark: grey-brown
main season: Autumn
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -30°C
USDA zone: 4 to 8
Small tree with upright growing branches when young, spreading with maturity. Sometimes multi-stemmed and shrubby. Long pointed, sticky, shiny red leaf buds in winter. Glossy green serrated leaflets, colouring richly in autumn. White flowers in spring and large bunches of red berries in autumn.

Best in moderately fertile, moist, well drained soil, preferably neutral to acid, but quite tolerant of most reasonable conditions. Sun or light dappled shade. Grafted plants are less drought tolerant.

From seed.

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