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European Mountain Ash vs Ironwood Tree

Sorbus aucuparia

Ostrya virginiana

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European Mountain Ash
Ironwood Tree

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.

Ironwood Tree is one of the strongest and most resilient trees you will find in North America. In fact, it has the hardest and most dense wood of any North American tree. Prized for its oval shaped canopy and showy winter trunk, this striking shade tree will make a beautiful addition to any yard. Make sure you do not plant near roads as it is highly salt sensitive.

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.

EUROPEAN MOUNTAIN ASH QUICK FACTS

IRONWOOD TREE QUICK FACTS

Zone: 2a
Zone: 3a
Height: 15 m (49 ft)
Height: 8 m (25 ft)
Spread: 5 m (16 ft)
Spread: 6 m (20 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: any
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: any
Fuzz/fluff: yes
Catkins: yes
Fall colour: reddish-orange
Flowers: small white flowers in clusters
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: slow
Life span: medium
Life span: long
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: low
Suckering: none
Suckering: none
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: medium





Other Names: quickbeam, rowan


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