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European Mountain Ash vs Thornless Honeylocust

Sorbus aucuparia

Gleditsia triacanthos inermis

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European Mountain Ash
Thornless Honeylocust

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.

Thornless Honey Locust makes an excellent shade tree with its lacy foliage and dappled shade. The leaves are honey-yellow, light and airy, providing interesting color and texture to your landscape. This variety is thornless, and the seeds and pods provide food for wildlife such as deer and squirrels.

The Thornless Honey Locust is tolerant of drought, various soil conditions, and even road salt.

EUROPEAN MOUNTAIN ASH QUICK FACTS

THORNLESS HONEYLOCUST QUICK FACTS

Zone: 2a
Zone: 3a
Height: 15 m (49 ft)
Height: 15 m (50 ft)
Spread: 5 m (16 ft)
Spread: 15 m (50 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: any
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: full sun
Fall colour: reddish-orange
Flowers: small white flowers in clusters
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: medium
Life span: medium
Life span: long
Maintenance: medium
Suckering: none
Suckering: none





Other Names: quickbeam, rowan