European Mountainash Tree

European Mountainash Tree

European Mountainash Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Sorbus aucuparia
Hardiness Zones:   3 to 7
Growth_Rate:   Moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun; moist, well drained soil
Texture:   Medium to fine
Form:   Slender trunk; branches curve up; erect, oval in youth
Height:   20 to 35'
Weight:   15 to 25'
Leaf:   5 to 9" alternate, compound leaves; green, yellow to reddish purple fall color
Flower/Fruit:   White flowers in early summer; showy red orange fruit in late summer
Comments:    Short lived; not heat tolerant; dislikes compacted soil; fruit attracts birds
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --