Cardinal Royal Mountain Ash

Plant Information

Taxonomic Name: Sorbus aucuparia cv. Michred
Common Name: Cardinal Royal Mountain Ash
Type: Tree
Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6
Bloom Time: May to May
Light Requirements: Full sun
Soil Conditions: Average well-drained soil
Flower Color: White
Wildlife: Birds
Special Characteristics:
  • Grows between 20-40 feet tall
  • Nice fall color with leaves turning yellow to reddish-purple
  • Small white flowers turn to clusters of showy red fruit
  • The name refers to the ash-like leaves but the Mountain ash is a member of the rose family