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Sorbus vilmorinii 'Pink Charm' (Vilmorin's rowan 'Pink Charm')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
5m
Max height
4m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Sorbus vilmorinii 'Pink Charm'

Other names

Vilmorin's rowan 'Pink Charm'

Genus

Sorbus Sorbus

Variety or Cultivar

'Pink Charm' _ 'Pink Charm' is a compact, spreading, deciduous tree with pinnate leaves divided into glossy, dark green leaflets and corymbs of creamy-white flowers in late spring and early summer followed by deep reddish-pink fruit.


Sorbus vilmorinii 'Pink Charm' is: Deciduous

Habit

Arching, Upright

Flower

Cream, White in Spring

Foliage

Grey-green in Spring; Grey-green in Summer; Red, Purple in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Blister mite , Sawflies Aphids , Blister mite , Sawflies

Apple and pear canker , Fireblight Apple and pear canker , Fireblight

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 2 or 6.

Propagation methods

Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Sorbus vilmorinii 'Pink Charm' (Vilmorin's rowan 'Pink Charm') will reach a height of 5m and a spread of 4m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Low Maintenance, Wildlife

Cultivation

Plant in moderately fertile, humus-rich soil in sun or partial shade. This tree is tolerant of atmospheric pollution.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Sorbus vilmorinii 'Pink Charm'

Other names

Vilmorin's rowan 'Pink Charm'

Genus

Sorbus Sorbus

Variety or Cultivar

'Pink Charm' _ 'Pink Charm' is a compact, spreading, deciduous tree with pinnate leaves divided into glossy, dark green leaflets and corymbs of creamy-white flowers in late spring and early summer followed by deep reddish-pink fruit.

Native to

China

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Arching, Upright


Colour

Flower

Cream, White in Spring

Foliage

Grey-green in Spring; Grey-green in Summer; Red, Purple in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Blister mite , Sawflies

Specific diseases

Apple and pear canker , Fireblight

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 2 or 6.

Propagation methods

Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Sorbus vilmorinii 'Pink Charm' (Vilmorin's rowan 'Pink Charm') will reach a height of 5m and a spread of 4m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Low Maintenance, Wildlife

Cultivation

Plant in moderately fertile, humus-rich soil in sun or partial shade. This tree is tolerant of atmospheric pollution.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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