(Rowan, mountain ash)
15m x 7m
Bird (berries), bee, bumblebee and moth caterpillar plant
- An attractive native tree with several seasons of interest. White flower heads in late spring are followed in autumn by clusters of orange-red berries. Good autumn colouring.
- Grows best if set a little back from the sea.
- Blackbird, Carrion Crow, Fieldfare, Magpie, Mistle Thrush, Redstart, Redwing, Song Thrush and Waxwing feed on berries.
- Bee and bumblebee plant.
- 20 insect species associated with rowan.
- Brimstone, Chinese Character, Mottled Pug and Yellow Barred Brindle Moth and Numonia advenella Micromoth caterpillar food plant.