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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

  • 11-year bare-root tree £23.95
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
  • 22-year pot-grown tree £47.95
    In a 12L pot
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
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Next deliveries

Deliveries from 28th 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
  • PruningLight prune
  • Site conditionsCoastal siteOccasional flooding
  • Flower colourWhite
  • Leaf colourGreen
  • Leaf colour - autumnMultiple tints
  • Fruit colourPink
  • Fruit persistencePersistent
  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • WildlifeAttractive to birds
  • Annual cycleDeciduous

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. We may also have 1-year bare-root trees of this variety - they are not shown here.

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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.