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European Mountain Ash vs Red Sunset Maple

Sorbus aucuparia

Acer rubrum Sunset

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(new stock expected: fall of 2022)

European Mountain Ash
Red Sunset Maple

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.

Red Sunset Maple is named for its stunning orange and red leaves in the fall. It is a fast growing cultivar of the Red Maple that is native to Eastern North America. The winter stems and spring flowers are also tinged with red color, making this tree attractive year round.

The Red Sunset Maple is salt sensitive and prefers moist soil with slightly acidic conditions.

EUROPEAN MOUNTAIN ASH QUICK FACTS

RED SUNSET MAPLE QUICK FACTS

Zone: 2a
Zone: 4a
Height: 15 m (49 ft)
Height: 15 m (50 ft)
Spread: 5 m (16 ft)
Spread: 11 m (35 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: wet
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Hybrid: yes
Fall colour: reddish-orange
Fall colour: red/orange
Flowers: small white flowers in clusters
Flowers: small red clusters
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: fast
Life span: medium
Life span: medium
Suckering: none
Suckering: none





Other Names: quickbeam, rowan