American Mountainash Tree

American Mountainash Tree

American Mountainash Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Sorbus americana
Hardiness Zones:   2 to 6
Growth_Rate:   Slow
Site Requirements:   Sun; range of soil types; dislikes dry soil
Texture:   --
Form:   Short trunk with spreading branches; narrow open rounded crown with age
Height:   10 to 30'
Weight:   10 to 30'
Leaf:   6 to 12" alternate, pinnately compound leaves; dull red to rich yellow fall color
Flower/Fruit:   White flowers; bright red to orange red berries in fall that last into the winter
Comments:    Native; short lived; disease prone in warmer climates than zone 6; fruit attracts birds
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --