European Mountain Ash - Sorbus aucuparia

European Mountain Ash Sorbus aucuparia
European Mountain Ash Sorbus aucuparia
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Upright ornamental tree, rounded with maturity. White flower clusters in spring. Dark green, lobed leaves turn orange-red in fall. Orange fruit attracts birds in winter. Smooth bark. Useful as a specimen tree for the landscape, parks or as a small street.

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: 
20-30'
Spread: 
10-20'
Flower Colors: 
White
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Special Features: 
Fall Colour
Winter Interest
Growth Habits: 
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
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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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