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Sorbus aucuparia

Common Name(s):
European Mountain ash
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Short lived; not heat tolerant; dislikes compacted soil;

Wildlife Value: Fruit attracts birds.

Height:
20-35 ft.
Flower:
White flowers in early summer; showy red orange fruit in late summer
Zones:
3-7
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun; moist, well drained soil
Texture:
Medium to fine
Form:
Slender trunk; branches curve up; erect, oval in youth
Width:
15-25 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
5 to 9 in. alternate, compound leaves; green, yellow to reddish purple fall color
Tags:
birds, deciduous, fall color, wildlife

NCCES plant id: 2199

Sorbus aucuparia Sorbus aucuparia
Tero Laakso, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Sorbus aucuparia Sorbus aucuparia
Ania, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Sorbus aucuparia Sorbus aucuparia
Tero Laakso, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Sorbus aucuparia Sorbus aucuparia
Hans Kylberg, CC BY - 2.0
Sorbus aucuparia Sorbus aucuparia
Manuel, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Sorbus aucuparia Sorbus aucuparia
Randi Hausken, CC-BY-SA-2.0