Sorbus alnifolia

Korean Mountain Ash

Decorative and tough, Mountain Ash's scattered flower clusters yield colorful hanging fruits. The red, yellow, orange, pink and white fruit is a treat for birds. In fall, their fernlike foliage turns orange to red. Best in northern climates, they tolerate wind, cold and dry weather. Do not like summer heat. Good specimen or shade trees, though fruit can cause litter. Some are difficult to transplant. Prone to various diseases, canker, fireblight and borers, especially on plants under stress. Stressed by alkaline soils, compacted soils and air pollution.
Sorbus alnifolia, Korean Mountain Ash
A conical, then spreading tree. Its oval, toothed, leaves that are glossy green in summer and bright orange-red in fall. In late spring, clusters of small white flowers are later followed by egg-shaped, red-orange berries that last into winter.

Attributes - Sorbus alnifolia

Plant Type: Tree

Bloom Season: Early Spring through Late Spring

Flower Color: White

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 40 ft. to 60 ft.

Width: 30 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil, Dry Climates. Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Showy Flowers. Susceptible to Black Spot.

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Sorbus americana, Sorbus aucuparia, Sorbus scopulina
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