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Sorbus aucuparia 'Fastigiata'

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Photo Courtesy of Fernridge Landscaping

Photo Courtesy of Fernridge Landscaping

More About Sorbus aucuparia 'Fastigiata'

  • Upright crown with sharply ascending branches
  • Green, compound leaves in the summer, turn yellow-red in the fall
  • Clusters of flat, small, white flowers
  • Flowers give way to tight clusters of orange-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:

4

Height:

6-8 m

Spread:

2-3 m

Colour:

White
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Pyramidal Mountainash Growing and Maintenance Tips

This very slow-growing, compact, shade tree is ideal for smaller landscapes where a vertical accent is desired. The berries attract a wide range of birds.


Sorbus aucuparia 'Fastigiata' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Deciduous
Berries
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Compact
Upright
Conical

Foliage Color

Yellow
Green (dark)
Red

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Sorbus aucuparia 'Fastigiata'

Sorbus aucuparia 'Skybound'

Sorbus aucuparia 'Skybound'

Skybound Mountainash