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
- Clusters of flat, 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