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European Mountain Ash vs Gray Dogwood

Sorbus aucuparia

Cornus racemosa

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European Mountain Ash
Gray Dogwood

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.

Note: Unfortunately this difficult to grow species is not currently scheduled to grow at TreeTime.ca. Perhaps try purchasing seed from SeedTime.ca and growing your own? Or sign up for a restock notification above.

Gray dogwood is a thicket-forming, deciduous shrub with greenish-white blossoms in open, terminal clusters. Young twigs are red and the fruit pedicels remain conspicuously red into late fall and early winter.

Fruit itself is a white, 1/4 in. drupe that usually does not remain on the shrub for long.

Great for naturalizing wild areas, this shrub attracts birds and other wildlife.

EUROPEAN MOUNTAIN ASH QUICK FACTS

GRAY DOGWOOD QUICK FACTS

Zone: 2a
Zone: 4a
Height: 15 m (49 ft)
Height: 3 m (10 ft)
Spread: 5 m (16 ft)
Spread: 3 m (10 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: any
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: any
Fall colour: reddish-orange
Fall colour: deep, reddish puple
Flowers: small white flowers in clusters
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: slow
Life span: medium
Life span: medium
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: low
Suckering: none
Suckering: medium
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: low





Other Names: quickbeam, rowan


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