- Botanical Name:Sorbus aucuparia
- Height:20 – 25 Feet
- Depth:Plant at stain on trunk.
- Spread:20 – 30 feet.
- Light Required:Full Sun, Partial Shade
- Pollinator:None required.
- Size:3-4′ Bareroot
- Blooms:Late Spring, Early Summer
- Fruit:Attractive orange/red clusters of berries.
- Form:Tree, shade, ash.
- Flower Form:3 – 4 inch clursters.
- Soil Requirements:Acidic Soil
- Growth Rate:Medium growth rate, 1 – 1.5 feet per year.
- Pruning:Prune while tree is in a dormant state. Prune out damaged or dead branches any time.
- Foliage:Green to yellow.
- Comments:Must have well-drained soil. Short lived, 25 – 50 years. Excessive Summer heat can cause some problems.
A shade tree that people and the birds will love! Growing 20-25 ft. tall with a 20-30 ft. spread, it has an oval habit and green foliage that turns yellow in the fall. In late spring, clusters of white flowers bloom. The Mountain Ash tree produces clusters of orange-red berries that provide food for birds and wildlife. The Mountain Ash tree belongs to a different genus from other ash trees and is not attacked by the emerald ash borer. This deciduous tree grows best when planted in well-drained, acidic soil in full sun to partial shade. 3-4 ft. bareroot. Zones 3-7.