Sorbus aucuparia 'Skybound'
More About Sorbus aucuparia 'Skybound'
- Narrow, upright, open crown, with sharply ascending branches
- Green, compound leaves in the summer, turn reddish-purple in the fall
- Clusters of flat, small, white flowers
- Flowers give way to drooping clusters of 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).
Skybound Mountainash Growing and Maintenance Tips
A good lawn specimen with its white flowers followed by showy berries. Sorbus is best suited for areas with a cooler climate. Skybound Mountainash has a narrow crown, which is ideal for areas where a vertical accent is desired.
Sorbus aucuparia 'Skybound' Characteristics
Moist to Average