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Sorbus americana

More About Sorbus americana

  • Small, deciduous, understory tree
  • Open, rounded crown
  • Dark green foliage has gray-green undersides
  • White blooms
  • Fall colour is yellow
  • Bright orange-red berries ripen in late summer
  • Bloom Time: May

Interesting Notes:

Berries can be made into jellies. 

Zone:

3

Height:

5-10 m

Spread:

5-8 m

Colour:

White
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American Mountainash Growing and Maintenance Tips

Intolerant of dry soils and hot, humid summers. Best grown in a moist, acidic soil, in full sun. 


Sorbus americana Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average

Attributes

Deciduous
Berries
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Spring

Foliage Color

Green