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p8ssi0n, Rowan are "Sorbus Rosaceae" and can grow quite large, if you do not have room for it the best plan is to give to some one who has. It has orange fruit which are poisonous so should be kept away from children.It needs full sun or semi shade, fertile soil kept moist, although some will grow in dry conditions. We do have a few of them around here mainly on front gardens which in time they shade as the canopy grows, nice to look at but I would not grow one.
Just to clarify, rowan berries can cause mild stomach upsets if eaten raw, so children should be told not to eat them or kept away from them if they cannot be relied on not to eat them. However, rowan berries can be cooked and make wonderful jelly and preserves. They are a great source of food for wild birds. They are no more poisonous than Holly berries.
Dovefromabove, Like many fruits that would make you ill raw they can be cooked in such a way as to make edible jams or jelly.We removed the Rowans planted by the builders because several children made themselves ill eating the raw berries, children who have seen parents picking brambles which are abundant in our area probably think all berries can be picked and eaten, we also have hazel pears, cob nuts and elderberry which are regularly picked, to kids it is one more edible thing.Sorbus comes from many countries Korea Canada as well as Scotland, the berries can come in various colours too so be careful what you do with them.
I have some Rowan trees. I have them as a boundary planting to screen neighbours. They grow thin and upright for the first 10 years then start to branch out and thicken. You can plant it anywhere as long as you prune it. They take a pruning and can be kept at a reasonable height for any garden. I mixed mine with Birch. Both give a dappled screening which is pleasant all year round.