Sorbus aucuparia 'Cardinal Royal®' (Michred)#COPF
More About Sorbus aucuparia Cardinal Royal® ('Michred') (COPF)
- Narrow, upright to oval crown with ascending branches
- Dark green, compound leaves in the summer, turning reddish-purple in the fall
- Clusters of flat, small, white flowers
- Flowers give way to drooping clusters of brilliant red berries
- Bloom Time: May
Mountainash has ash-like leaves, but are members of the rose family, and are not related to true ash (Fraxinus of the olive family). Sorbus are not a host plant of emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis).
Cardinal Royal® Mountainash Growing and Maintenance Tips
A good lawn specimen with its white flowers followed by showy berries. Cardinal Royal® mountainash maintains a tighter, narrower crown.
Sorbus aucuparia Cardinal Royal® ('Michred') (COPF) Characteristics
Soil MoistureMoist to Average
Flowering TimeLt. Spr-Sum