Sorbus thuringiaca 'Fastigiata'
More About Sorbus thuringiaca 'Fastigiata'
- Broadly upright oval crown with ascending branches
- Elliptic to ovate, deeply lobed, deep green leaves in the summer
- Foliage turns a yellow-brown in the fall
- Flat-topped clusters of small white flowers
- Flowers give way to drooping clusters of red berries
- Bloom Time: May
Mountain ash 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).
Oakleaf Mountainash Growing and Maintenance Tips
This slower-growing compact shade tree is ideal for smaller landscapes. The leaves of oakleaf mountainash resemble an oakleaf, hence the common name. The berries attract a wide range of birds.
Sorbus thuringiaca 'Fastigiata' Characteristics
Soil MoistureMoist to Average