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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

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:

3

Height:

10-12 m

Spread:

3-5 m

Colour:

White
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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

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Berries
Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Pyramidal
Upright
Columnar

Foliage Color

Purple
Red
Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Sorbus aucuparia 'Skybound'

Sorbus aucuparia 'Fastigiata'

Sorbus aucuparia 'Fastigiata'

Pyramidal Mountainash