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European Mountain Ash vs Freedom Japanese Elm

Sorbus aucuparia

Ulmus davidiana var. japonica Freedom

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European Mountain Ash
Freedom Japanese Elm

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.

Freedom Japanese Elm is great for anyone who doesn't have a lot of time to maintain their trees as it doesn't drop many seeds. It has beautiful dark green foliage and is resistant to Dutch Elm Disease. Instead of having an irregular and broad-shaped crown as other Japanese Elms do, the Freedom Japenses Elm has an open crown.

EUROPEAN MOUNTAIN ASH QUICK FACTS

FREEDOM JAPANESE ELM QUICK FACTS

Zone: 2a
Zone: 2a
Height: 15 m (49 ft)
Height: 12 m (40 ft)
Spread: 5 m (16 ft)
Spread: 9 m (30 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: any
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: reddish-orange
Flowers: small white flowers in clusters
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: medium
Life span: medium
Life span: long
Suckering: none
Suckering: none





Other Names: quickbeam, rowan