Højgård Planteskole - Sorbus aucuparia

Sorbus aucuparia [Mountain ash]

Habit: Small to medium-sized tree with an oval, later rounder, crown or a multi-stemmed, sparsely branched shrub. Fast growing when young. Branches initially stiffy upright,  in maturity more open and slightly hanging. Relatively fast growing during the first 20 years, then sluggish growth.
Foliage:
Deciduous, alternate, imparepinnate. Autumn colour is a splendid yellow to orange-red.
Flower: White, in 15 cm wide, flat panicles; May/June. Fruit ripen from the end of August to October.
Site: Sun to partial shade. Optimum growth in achieved on moist, not too nutrient-poor, open, mildly acid
Use: Forest, windbreaks, hedge, solitary etc.

1/0  30-60 - 60-100
2/0  40-60 - 60-100 - 100-140

DK Dyrelund L.087