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European Mountain Ash vs Burning Bush

Sorbus aucuparia

Euonymus alatus

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European Mountain Ash
Burning Bush

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.

Burning Bush is a unique shrub whose leaves turn firey red in the fall. You can plant it in rows to make a hedge or on its own. Burning Bush requires little maintenance and thrives in just about any kind of soil, which makes it a good choice for inexperienced growers. Plant it in full sun to get its best fall color.

Note: Burning Bush is considered an invasive species in eastern North America. Please plant the right tree in the right place.

EUROPEAN MOUNTAIN ASH QUICK FACTS

BURNING BUSH QUICK FACTS

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





Other Names: quickbeam, rowan
Other Names: winged burning bush, winged euonymus, winged spindle


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