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European Mountain Ash vs Golden Currant

Sorbus aucuparia

Ribes aureum

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European Mountain Ash
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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.

Golden Currant produces berries for in jams, jellies, sauces and even pemmican. The currant bush is very dense, allowing for use as a hedge, windbreak, or wildlife habitat.

EUROPEAN MOUNTAIN ASH QUICK FACTS

GOLDEN CURRANT QUICK FACTS

Zone: 2a
Zone: 4a
Height: 15 m (49 ft)
Height: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Spread: 5 m (16 ft)
Spread: 1.2 m (4 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: reddish-orange
Fall colour: reddish purple
Berries: glossy black berries used to make jams, jellies and pies
Flowers: small white flowers in clusters
Flowers: clusters of long tubular yellow flowers
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: medium
Life span: medium
Life span: short
Maintenance: low
Suckering: none
Suckering: medium
Pollution tolerance: medium





Other Names: quickbeam, rowan
Other Names: buffalo currant, clove currant, fragrant golden currant, golden flowering currant, spicebush


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