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Sorbus americana

Common Name(s):
American mountainash
Categories:
Native Plants, Trees
Comment:

Short lived; slow grower; short trunk with spreading branches; dull red to rich yellow fall foliage; disease prone in warmer climates than zone 6; attracts birds

Height:
10-30 ft.
Flower:
White flowers; bright red to orange red berries in fall that last into the winter
Zones:
2-6
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun; range of soil types; dislikes dry soil
Form:
Short trunk with spreading branches; narrow open rounded crown with age
Exposure:
Sun; range of soil types
Fruit:
Bright red to orange-red berries in fall that last into the winter
Width:
10-30 ft.
Growth Rate:
Slow
Leaf:
6 to 12 in. alternate, pinnately compound leaves; dull red to rich yellow fall color

NCCES plant id: 558

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