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Sorbus aucuparia 'Asplenifolia'

Also called Cut Leaved Mountainash


More About Sorbus aucuparia 'Asplenifolia'

  • Narrow, upright to oval crown with ascending branches
  • Green, cutleaf, compound leaves in the summer
  • Foliage turns orange-red in the fall
  • Clusters of flat, small, white flowers bloom
  • Flowers give way to drooping clusters of red berries
  • Bloom Time: May

Interesting Notes:

Mountainash has ash-like leaves, but are members of the rose family, and are not related to true ashes (Fraxinus of the olive family). Sorbus are not a host plant of emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis).

Zone:

2

Height:

10-11 m

Spread:

2-3 m

Colour:

White

Cut-leaved Rowan Growing and Maintenance Tips

A good lawn specimen with its fern-like, cut-leaf foliage and white flowers followed by showy berries. Sorbus is best suited for areas with a cooler climate.

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Sorbus aucuparia 'Asplenifolia' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Berries
Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Pyramidal
Upright
Oval

Foliage Color

Red
Green (dark)
Orange

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Sorbus aucuparia 'Asplenifolia'

Sorbus aucuparia 'Skybound'

Sorbus aucuparia 'Skybound'

Skybound Mountainash

Sorbus aucuparia

Sorbus aucuparia

European Mountainash