Taller options available for most trees. Please use the contact us page stating species, height range and postcode for more info.
This rather unusual mountain ash is ideal for a small garden, in that its columnar form means it is not going to take up much space. Masses of yellow berries with red centres during later summer and into autumn are of particular appeal. These compliment the attractive fiery yellow-red autumn leaf display. Autumn Spire is a variant of Joseph Rock Mountain Ash.
Sorbus Autumn Spire Options Explained
5 Litre: 120-150 cm tall. Single stem.
12 Litre: 150-180cm tall, Half Standard.
20 Litre: 180-250cm tall, Half Standard.
A small tree, so expect a height of up to 4m after 20 years.
Autum Spire is supplied at a height of between 120cm and 250cm in a 12L container, which means that the tree has an already established root system and therefore this tree can be planted any time of the year and with better results than either bare-root or rootballed trees.
See What Our Customers Are Saying About Our Mountain Ash Autumn Spire
Evening Alan, Delivery on the nail, dart board not moved.Well packaged and delivered by a professional delivery driver We are very happy with the excellent quality of the trees (red devil and Autumn Spire) and can report that having read and carried out the attached planting instructions the trees already look at home. Kind Regards David Hall 0816
Dear Alan,Thanks for your email - glad you could spend the time! Tree appears almost ostentatiously happy. It arrived in excellent condition and with impressive promptness. No hiccups. Could send many photos of Spanish Chestnuts, Pines, Palms and Oleanders as currently in the Haut-Languedoc in the South of France - but photo of supplied Rowan tree will have to follow our return to the shores of Blighty. Best wishes from Jo. & Marian Gamper 1013
Multiple Order Discount
Orders over £450 for 150cm+ trees might be discounted by contacting us
Ornamental Tree Roots In The Shade e.g. Behind A Fence
It is more important that that foliage (posh term for leaves) receives the sunlight than the roots. So if the canopy of your ornamental tree can sunbathe but the bottom of your tree thinks there has been a nuclear winter then that is ok. You might want to ensure you have good drainage as water and no sun is the start of algae and other such issues.
Early Autumn Leaf Fall
Heat stress, being potted, lack of water, being boxed up for a few days etc can cause early Autumn leaf fall. Once planted, normal service will resume next season.
Do I Need To Stake My Ornamental Tree?
9 out of 10 times the answer will be no, especially if under 200cm tall. However our article on Tree Staking should help guide you.
UK Grown Ornamental Trees
All our trees are banned from overseas travel so that we can state they are all UK grown. We have removed Internet access from the nursery so they cannot book any flights.
Warm and wet conditions from Climate Change have increased aesthetic foliage issues such as Powdery Mildew, Shothole, Rust etc These are not terminal issues and will usually last a season. All trees are inspected before being sent out to ensure they are fundamentally healthy.
Planting In The Corner Of A Garden
Air and light is reduced in this location which could promote fungus and bacterial issues. If the corner is of the house and a fence then you also have leeching issues to contend with from cement and wood preservatives. Also when it rains, that area would experience higher water levels so we advise against it unless the plant is very hardy.
Mature Tree Warranty
Once a tree is over 3 years old, the failure rate is considerably less and our Tree Warranty does not cover it at 100%. Please check details.