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European Mountain Ash vs Golden Weeping Willow

Sorbus aucuparia

Salix sepulcralis Chrysocoma

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NOT AVAILABLE THIS SEASON

European Mountain Ash
Golden Weeping Willow

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.

The Golden Weeping Willow is a cultivar with bright yellow twigs and an attractive weeping shape. It is one of the most popular willows, with high ornamental value.

The Golden Weeping Willow has glossy green foliage during the spring and summer months, then the leaves turn a golden-yellow in the fall. The brown bark is furrowed and the overhanging branches keep their yellow tone, so they also have significant winter interest.

EUROPEAN MOUNTAIN ASH QUICK FACTS

GOLDEN WEEPING WILLOW QUICK FACTS

Zone: 2a
Zone: 4a
Height: 15 m (49 ft)
Height: 15 m (50 ft)
Spread: 5 m (16 ft)
Spread: 12 m (40 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: full sun
Hybrid: yes
Catkins: yes
Fall colour: reddish-orange
Flowers: small white flowers in clusters
Bark: brown and ridged
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: fast
Life span: medium
Life span: medium
Maintenance: medium
Suckering: none
Suckering: medium





Other Names: quickbeam, rowan