Mountain Ash

Mountain Ash
Chris M. Morris

Mountain Ash Berries
NCSU Extension

Common Name:  American Mountain Ash

Scientific Name:   Sorbus americana

Mature Height and Width: Height: 15-30 feet; Width: 15-25 feet 

Cultural Requirements (Sun/Water/Soil Type): Moist, acidic, humusy and well drained soils in full sun. Does not do well in hot, humid climates beyond USDA zone 6.  

Bloom Time: Spring/Summer  

Flower Color:  White

Fruit: Fall-red berries

Pollinator Type:  Birds