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European Mountain Ash vs Western Mountain Ash

Sorbus aucuparia

Sorbus scopulina

European Mountain Ash
Western Mountain Ash

European Mountain Ash is an attractive, ornamental tree. This medium-sized tree produces tiny white-yellow flowers in the spring and decorative clusters of small red/orange berries in the summer. Its bitter fruit is often used to make Rowan Jelly, is a traditional garnish for wild game and venison. Ideal for residential lots, European Mountain Ash will attracts birds to your property.

Western Mountain Ash is a popular ornamental tree native to the western part of North America. Its attractive, white clusters of flowers bloom in early summer, making way for red, yellow or orange fruit in the fall. If the fruit doesn't catch your eye, Western Mountain Ash's autumn colours will capture your–and the birds's–attention.

EUROPEAN MOUNTAIN ASH QUICK FACTS

WESTERN MOUNTAIN ASH QUICK FACTS

Zone: 2a
Zone: 2a
Height: 15 m (49 ft)
Height: 9 m (30 ft)
Spread: 5 m (16 ft)
Spread: 6 m (20 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: dry, normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: full sun
Fall colour: reddish-orange
Fall colour: red
Berries: bunches of orange-red berries appear in late summer
Flowers: small white flowers in clusters
Flowers: white
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: medium
Life span: medium
Life span: medium
Maintenance: low
Suckering: none
Suckering: none
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: medium







Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes