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Pink Ness

Sorbus Pink Ness berries

Pink Ness is one of the best of the pink-fruited rowans. The berries are candy-floss pink, and contrast very attractively with the matt green leaves.

Pink Ness grows with a neat columnar habit.

Pink Ness rowan trees for sale

  • 2-year pot-grown tree £47.95
    In a 12L pot
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
Next deliveries

Deliveries from September for pot grown and December for bare-rooted (where items shown in stock).


History

The name Pink Ness is a nice play on the pink-coloured berries, and University of Liverpool's Ness botanic gardens.

Pink Ness characteristics

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Attractive featuresAttractive fruitAttractive foliageAutumn foliage colour
  • Growth habitUpright
  • Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • Flower colourWhite
  • Leaf colour - autumnMultiple tints
  • Leaf colour - summerGreen
  • Fruit colourPink
  • PruningLight prune
  • Site conditionsCoastal siteOccasional flooding
  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Annual cycleDeciduous
  • WildlifeAttractive to birds
  • Fruit persistencePersistent

Similar varieties

  • See also Rosiness
    Sorbus rosea
    Rosiness
    Another pink-berry rowan originating from Ness Botanic Gardens.

What will it look like?

Illustrative example of a pot-grown tree of this variety as supplied. Approximate girth: 6/8cm. Trees should reach their mature height after about 10 or more years.

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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.