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Sorbus ulleungensis 'Olympic Flame' 150/200cm 12L pot

Japanese Scarlet Rowan

Sorbus ulleungensis 'Olympic Flame' 150/200cm 12L pot

Sorbus ulleungensis 'Olympic Flame' 150/200cm 12L pot

Japanese Scarlet Rowan

GBP69.99
Price: 69.99 (Including VAT at 20%)
Sorbus 'Olympic Flame' is a small, highly colourful Japanese Rowan tree with a fiery display of autumnal colours for which it is named. This dwarf tree is columnar in form and slow-growing therefore ideal for smaller gardens. Click here for more information.More Information
  • 12 Month Plant Guarantee
  • White Flowers
  • Deciduous
  • Has Berries
  • Prickly
  • Soil type: Prefers acidic soil but will tolerate most soil types as long as they are free-draining
  • Position: Full sun or partial shade
  • Height and spread in 10 years: 4 x 2m
  • Free delivery on this item
 

Product Details
Product Details

This spectacular Mountain Ash tree is so named for its dramatic, fiery autumnal colours said to resemble the Olympic Flame. In autumn the vibrant red and orange foliage compliments the orange/red berries which are produced in abundance. In spring, creamy flowers rest upon the bronzed green leaves.

Sorbus 'Olympic Flame' is commonly known as Scarlet Japanese Rowan (Mountain Ash). It has a slim, columar form with an upright habit and is therefore the perfect tree for smaller gardens, providing a colourful focal point and seasonal interest.

This particular variety of Rowan tree will grow to a height and spread of 4 x 2 metres in 10 years. It will tolerate most soil types s long as it is well-drained but prefers an acidic soil. Position in full sun or partial shade.

Further Information
Further Information

Planting Sorbus ulleungnsis 'Olympic Flame'
Our Mountain Ash trees are pot grown so can be planted all year-round. We recommend sprinkling Rootgrow when planting to enhance the growth quality.

When planting:

1. Dig a square hole as deep as your root mass and approximately 2x as wide
2. Mix 50% of the original soil with 50% compost
3. Remove the tree from the pot and gently loosen the soil around the roots.
4. Place the tree into the hole, fill it with your soil mix and firm around gently (avoid banking the collar of the tree)

Aftercare:
1. Remove weeds and grass around the area for the first couple years of the growing season.
2. When planting in spring and summer: water well for the first few months and increase watering if there are periods of hot or dry weather
3. When planting in autumn: you may only need to water a little
4. Use a rabbit guard if prone to rabbits in the area

Pruning:
Japanese Rowan 'Olympic Flame' trees require a strong framework to support their abundant beautiful berries. You can encourage this by raising the crown in summer. Prune the lower branches and any shoots from the stem plsu any crossing, damaged or diseased branches within the crown.

Hard Pruning: Autumn/Winter

Delivery & Returns
Delivery & Returns

Free delivery is available on all orders providing they meet the minimum spend criteria for the size of box or pallet. Pallet deliveries and large box deliveries for tall plants are indicated by icons on the product table listings. Delivery costs and minimum order details for each packaging type are as follows:

Packaging TypeStandard Delivery ChargeMinimum Order Values (incl VAT) for FREE Delivery
Small Box (Bare Roots up to 1.2m)12 delivery charge (orders up to 100 incl VAT) Orders of 100 and over - FREE
Box (Pots up to and incl. 7.5L)12 delivery charge (orders up to 100 incl VAT) Orders of 100 and over - FREE
Large/Tall Box (Tall bare roots 1.2m +)18 delivery charge (orders up to 120 incl VAT)Orders of 120 and over - FREE
Pallet (Root balls, large pots, trees etc)60 delivery charge (orders up to 240 incl VAT)Orders of 240 and over - FREE

There are some exceptions to the standard delivery pricing structure, which relate to deliveries to more remote areas, overseas, or extremely tall plants requiring specialist delivery - for more information see the Delivery Information Page. (Please note that due to new Brexit rules, we are currently unable to export to both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.)

IDelivery Time - Please note that due to high demand, current delivery is 14-28 days! (Some trees can be 10-14 days delivery as standard - see product pages for info.)

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* Please note that delivery costs are based on the final order amount in your cart after any discounts have been applied.

Hedges Direct 12 Month Plant Guarantee

Our plants are guaranteed for 12 months after delivery subject to specific criteria. Visit our Hedges Direct Plant Guarantee Page for full details.
Please note that our current delivery timescale is 14-28 days

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