Sorbus aucuparia 'Fastigiata'
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
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).
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
Moist to Average
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