American Mountain Ash - Sorbus americana

Beautiful small tree with upright, oval shape. White flower clusters in spring. Attractive, lobed, dark green leaves turn orange red in fall. Fairly slow growing. The red fruit attracts birds in winter. A colorful tree year-round. Native to North eastern Canada and US.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Specimen
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Edible
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
10-20'
Spread: 
10-20'
Flower Colors: 
White
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Special Features: 
Fall Colour
Winter Interest
Growth Habits: 
Round
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
Average: 4.7 (3 votes)

Prefers a moist (not wet), light sandy, well-drained soil. Water regularly as needed. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer prior to new spring growth. Little pruning is necessary. Prune broken or damaged limbs.

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