Pink Pagoda Rowan Bare Root (Sorbus hupehensis 'Pink Pagoda')

Code: TR0202BR
Pink Pagoda Rowan Bare Root (Sorbus hupehensis 'Pink Pagoda')Pink Pagoda Rowan Bare Root (Sorbus hupehensis 'Pink Pagoda')
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Pink Pagoda Rowan Bare Root (Sorbus hupehensis 'Pink Pagoda')Pink Pagoda Rowan Bare Root (Sorbus hupehensis 'Pink Pagoda')
A broadly columnar tree, with pinnate blue-green leaves, this plant will and grandeur and majesty to your garden, and the pink to white berries which form in autumn and winter will bring birds flocking to your garden. Let the 'Pink Pagoda' bring the beauty of the rowan into your garden space.

  • Flower Colour: white
  • Foliage Colour: blue-green
  • Approx. Growth Height: 12m
  • Comes as 'Bare Root'
  • Approx. Height on Arrival: 130-150cm
  • Tree is approx 3 years old with a 1 year old rootstock
  • Flowering Period: spring
  • Tolerance: frost tolerant, fairly drought tolerant once established
  • Growing Habit: bushy
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Exposure: exposed, sheltered
  • Rate of Growth: fast
  • Scented: barely
  • Wildlife friendly - attracts bees and other pollinating insects


  • Light Requirements: full sun
  • Soil Requirements: neutral, clay, loam, sand
  • Moisture: moist, well-drained, moderately fertile

Optional Extras
  • 60g Empathy rootgrow™ Mycorrizal Fungi
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  • Grow Your Own - Liquid Seaweed Fertiliser by Empathy - 1L
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  • One Tree Stake and Tie Kit - 1.2m
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  • All-purpose Liquid Seaweed Stimulant by Empathy - 1L
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Selected items will be included with your purchase

See alternative Pink Pagoda trees below:

Q:Does Height Really Matter?

A: Not As Much As You Might Think...
One stand out specification that customers often use to judge the value of a tree is the height. So should height directly correlate with the price of a tree? No, not necessarily.
To an extent the height of a tree can give you a good indication of its maturity but you must not forget: To grow a productive, well shaped, healthy tree you must prune it back regularly, especially when young.
Our trees often grow up to 2m in the fields before we prune them back and package them ready to send out. This pruning encourages the tree to grow more, stronger branches and ensures there is a good balance between the root size and top growth. This ensures that your tree puts energy into establishing a healthy root base instead of supporting top growth, providing a better foundation for your tree in the future.
So, in summary: Don’t let the extra 10/20cm you may find elsewhere sway you. You are likely to be paying extra for the delivery costs and, if you want a healthy tree in the long run, you’re going to have to chop it off anyway!

Caring and Maintenance

Water young trees regularly until roots are well established. Trim annually from mid to late summer. Apply some fertilizer in spring in order to promote healthy growth and a good crop. Optionally, mulch in spring. Check tree ties regularly and loosen any if necessary to avoid rubbing of the stems.


  • Planting Distance: 8m

Suited to almost all, well-drained and moderately fertile soils with pH between 6.5 and 7.5 in an exposed or sheltered location in full sun.
Before planting your tree, clean up all wandering weeds and keep a clean ring around the tree base. Water well during the first year until well established.

Autumn is the best season for planting trees, as the soil moisture and heat allow easier and faster root establishment and regeneration of damaged root systems.

This is an example of one of our bare root tree. Please note the trees will vary in appearance according to species and season and the compost around the roots is there just to keep them moist and will fall away when unwrapped, leaving a bare-rooted plant. You can mix this compost with your soil when planting your tree.

Customer Reviews

Average Rating: 4.0/5 (7 reviews)

Rating: 5/5

"shrub came on time - looked pretty healthy, planted as instructed but time will tell."

Reviewed Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Rating: 1/5

"Nothing arrived, yet, and no communication"

Reviewed Monday, 11 December 2017

Answer from Primrose: "Thank you for your feedback, all bare root orders were available on a pre order basis which were fulfilled in December when they were ready to leave the nursery. I trust this has now been received , any issues please contact us and we will be happy to help."
Rating: 4/5

"Ordering process and delivery both worked well."

Reviewed Friday, 8 December 2017

Rating: 4/5

"As Above"

Reviewed Thursday, 2 March 2017

Rating: 5/5

"As Above"

Reviewed Friday, 17 February 2017

Rating: 5/5

"Excellent quality delivered promptly"

Reviewed Thursday, 16 February 2017

Rating: 4/5

"tree itself good root ball could have been better if more care taken when rising.."

Reviewed Tuesday, 20 December 2016

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