Showy Mountain Ash


A deciduous perennial tree that is native to eastern North America. The American mountain-ash is also known as rowan trees. It is a relatively small tree that is an upright oval headed tree. This tree has fragrant clusters of white flowers in the spring time followed by red berries in the fall that will persist into the Winter. The foliage is dark green and will turn orange-red in the Fall.


Full sun, attracts birds, rabbit resistant, zone 2

Sorbus americana

Pot size #5, #10

Slow-growing, compact, rounded form. White bloom clusters in spring. Ornamental red berries, which are the largest of all the mountain ash, develop in the fall. Dark green foliage turns orange-red in fall. Hardiest mountain ash. Resistant to Fireblight. Requires a moist, well-drained soil.

The American Mountain Ash will get to a height of 20 ft, and a spread of 16 ft.