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Sorbus aucuparia 'Cardinal Royal®' (Michred)

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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

Interesting Notes:

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).

Zone:

2

Height:

10-12 m

Spread:

5-6 m

Colour:

White
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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

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color
Berries

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Columnar
Upright
Oval

Foliage Color

Red
Green (dark)
Purple

Landscape uses

Specimen

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