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Pearls

'Pearls' is a small spreading rowan tree, named after its pearly-white berries. The berries are initially purple in the summer but turn to white as autumn progresses.

The fern-like green leaves are also a particularly attractive of this variety, with the added bonus that they turn purple / red in the autumn.

Overall this is a lovely tree for the smaller garden.

Sorbus bissetii

Pearls rowan trees for sale

  • 11-year bare-root tree £23.95
    Large size (3m-5m after 10 years)
    Out of stock
  • 22-year pot-grown tree £47.95
    In a 12L pot
    Large size (3m-5m after 10 years)
    Out of stock

History

'Pearls' belongs to the species Sorbus bissetii., It can be distinguished from other rowan species by its more spreading bushy habit. The species originates in China. 

Pearls characteristics

  • Growing

    • Gardening skill:Beginner
    • Attractive features:Attractive fruitAttractive tree / plantAutumn foliage colour
    • Growth habit:Upright-spreading
    • Height after 10 years:3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Flower colour:White
    • Flowering month:May
    • Leaf colour - autumn:Bronze / Purple
    • Leaf colour - summer:Green
    • Fruit colour:White
    • Sunlight:Prefers full sun
    • Growth rate:Average
  • Identification

    • Annual cycle:Deciduous

How to choose a Rowan or Whitebeam tree

We list more than 50 Sorbus (rowan and whitebeam) trees. Choosing can be difficult! Our article explaining the different berry and leaf colours might help narrow down the selection.