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botanical name:
Sorbus 'Kirsten Pink'
Sorbus 'Kirsten Pink' © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Rowan
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 6.00m
width: 4.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: broad headed
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: pink
main season: Autumn
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Attractive small tree with ferny pinnate, toothed leaves. White flowers in late spring followed by large clusters of deep pink berries in late summer and autumn.

cultivation:
Best in moderately fertile, moist, well drained soil, preferably neutral to acid, but quite tolerant of most reasonable conditions. Sun or light dappled shade.

usage:
Suitable for small gardens

other notes:
Raised by Alf Alford at Hilliers in 1958.
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